DHS issues Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) throughout the year. You can find a full list of funding opportunities on the IDHS Grant Opportunities web page.
Violence Prevention Services
The Office of Firearm Violence Prevention (OFVP) seeks applications from community-based organizations serving 22 eligible Chicago community areas to provide violence prevention services, including street-based violence interruption work, emotional or trauma related therapy, housing, employment, job training, family engagement, and wrap-around support.
Youth Development Services
The Office of Firearm Violence Prevention (OFVP) seeks applications from community-based organizations to provide after-school and summer programming services to at-risk youth in eligible communities across the state, defined by the Reimagine Public Safety Act as locations with the most concentrated firearm violence.
Now accepting applications on a rolling basis. To apply for funding, visit www.dhs.illinois.gov/rpsa.
All applicants must be GATA prequalified. To learn more, check out IDHS’ GATA App: https://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=138635.