Youth Gang Prevention Fund (YGPF)

The Crime Prevention Action Fund (CPAF)

The CPAF Call for Applications is currently open and accepting applications until October 6, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PT). To apply, please consult the Funding Application Guide.

Information sessions will be held on August 17, 2021 at 11 a.m. (French) and August 17, 2021 at 1 p.m. (English), Eastern Time (ET). These sessions will provide an opportunity for interested applicants to pose questions about the program and the application requirements and process. Register for a session today.

The Youth Gang Prevention Fund (YGPF) provides time-limited funding for initiatives in communities that prevent at-risk youth from joining gangs, provides exit strategies for youth who belong to gangs, and offers support to youth so they do not re-join gangs, in communities where youth gangs are an existing or emerging threat.


The objectives of the YGPF are to reduce serious youth violence and youth gang threats in communities by:

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