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Gun Violence-Related Resources

This guide will point to resources to raise awareness focusing on the issues surrounding gun violence as a public health issue in our nation. Provided by the Becker Medical Library and the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis.

Funding Opportunities

National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research: The National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research is a philanthropic fund that supports scientific research on gun policy.

We Raise Foundation: “We Raise Foundation identifies innovative ideas, people, and programs that raise consciousness, community leadership and capital. Motivated by our belief that freedom is grace in action, we provide grants and assistance with resource development to organizations that work at the intersection of poverty, violence, and inequality.”

The Joyce Foundation: “We focus specifically on advancing racial equity and economic mobility for the next generation in the Great Lakes region. We concentrate on initiatives that promise to have an impact across the region and/or within the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. Our program areas are Culture, Democracy, Education & Economic Mobility, Environment, and Gun Violence Prevention & Justice Reform.”

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funds a wide array of programs which are working to help build a national Culture of Health.

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation:The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation supports creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world.

The Episcopal Presbyterian Health Trust: “The mission of EPHT is to support organizations that provide quality health care services to St. Louisans. We seek to create partnerships with effective, community-based organizations that work to improve the lives of others through access healthcare.”

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

Guns Kill/The David Bohnett Foundation

Cure Violence/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

NIH Research Grants for Gun Violence Quietly Double — from Three to Six

Funding Opportunity for Gun Violence Prevention/IPH