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:
- Supporting targeted initiatives that address specific risk and protective factors associated with youth violence and youth gangs in communities where these issues exist or are emerging trends;
- Promoting the implementation of evidence-based interventions to provide those young people with alternatives to joining gangs; and
- Developing and disseminating knowledge in order to encourage other communities to adopt effective methods to prevent youth violence and youth gang activity in Canada.
Crime Prevention News Releases
Government of Canada invests in program to keep at-risk youth in school and away from crime
August 12, 2021
Government of Canada launches Call for Applications for crime prevention projects
August 11, 2021
Government of Canada moving forward with 150 projects to protect against hate-motivated crimes
August 6, 2021
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Crime Prevention Publications and Reports
- Large-Scale Implementation and Evaluation of the Strategic Training Initiative in Community Supervision (STICS)
- Research Summary - Large-Scale Implementation and Evaluation of the Strategic Training Initiative in Community Supervision (STICS)
- Research Summary - Crime Prevention Programs in Canada: Examining Key Implementation Elements for Indigenous Populations
- Crime Prevention Programs in Canada: Examining Key Implementation Elements for Indigenous Populations
- Annual National Data Report to Inform Trends and Patterns in Drug-Impaired Driving
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