Philanthropic and Foundation Giving to Youth Development:
We will soon feature helpful resources about funding opportunities for youth violence prevention initiatives.
Other youth violence prevention multi-stakeholder efforts in Boston:
Based out of the Eos Foundation, Boston Rising is a major initiative that aims to create a new, freestanding Boston-area charity that is focused on fighting poverty, investing in effective nonprofits, and is metrics-driven.
Based out of the Boston Foundation, StreetSafe Boston seeks to dramatically reduce youth violence in a subset of Boston neighborhoods disproportionately and persistently affected by high rates of violent crime.
Youth Development Network (YDN)
The Youth Development Network is a comprehensive direct service youth program of the City of Boston, operating under the Boston Public Health Commission. The YDN is a new initiative with a focus on reaching and serving at-risk youth in Boston neighborhoods.