LouisvilleKY adds new resource with External Agency Fund

Application process for funding is now underway


LOUISVILLE, KY (January 10, 2017) – The Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods is aiming to collaborate with nonprofit organizations who have innovative and effective strategies to reduce violence in select neighborhoods.

One Love Louisville is the city’s comprehensive plan to reduce citywide violence around homicide, suicide and drug overdose rates.

To qualify for support through this fund, agencies must demonstrate they use a public health approach to reducing violence, and provide services to young people ages 14-24 and their families in these areas of service:

office safe healthy neighborhoods

  • Decreasing violence in targeted Zones of Hope neighborhoods Russell, Shawnee, Newburg, Parkland, California;
  • Family and community wellness;
  • Community/neighborhood organizing;
  • Career readiness and successful, meaningful employment;
  • Academic readiness and achievement.

Qualified agencies must have or have applied for 501(c)3 status from the Internal Revenue Service, and be in good standing with the Jefferson County Revenue Commission and the Kentucky Secretary of State.

All applications must be completed and returned to the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods by Jan. 20, 2017 at 4 p.m. Panel members from the Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods Advisory Council will score the applications and make final recommendations for funding.

Additional information can be found at https://louisvilleky.gov/government/safe-healthy-neighborhoods/external-agency-fund-application-process.