2015 Grant Application for Youth-Led Peace Action Grants

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1 2015 Grant Application for Youth-Led Peace Action Grants Mikva Challenge, in conjunction with the Mayor s Commission for a Safer Chicago, is proud to invite youth from across Chicago to apply for grants to support Peace Projects in their schools or communities. Mayor Emanuel has made reducing violence a priority of his administration. In December 2015, the Mayor s Commission for a Safer Chicago a group of over 130 community and faith leaders, practitioners, subject matter experts, parents, and youth released a report containing recommendations for reducing youth violence in One of the Commission s recommendations was to involve and empower youth to develop their own solutions to youth violence and ideas for promoting peace. Youth are the future and the solution! The City has committed $50,000 for a Youth Peace Grants program, through which young people can propose and receive funding for projects to promote peace in their communities. We look forward to your participation! For more information about this grant, please contact Please submit your completed application to Mikva Challenge develops youth to be informed, empowered, and active citizens and community leaders. We do this by engaging youth in action civics, an authentic and transformative learning process built on youth voice and youth expertise. Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 1

2 Why Peace Action Grants? While Chicago has made great progress in reducing violent crime, violence continues to affect far too many of our city s young people. The Mayor s Office and Mikva Challenge believe that there is a lot more we can do to reduce violence, and that to make maximum impact, we must listen and support our young peace makers. But we cannot just listen through the peace grants program, these ideas will be put into action in Chicago s neighborhoods. Youth Leaders Are Key We are looking for determined and passionate youth to be recipients of these grants. We want to support innovative youth who will take pride in knowing that they have taken a step as leaders to make significant change in their city. No matter how big or small, the change youth make can save lives and enlighten this city and its people. Grant Overview and Award Seeker Requirements Projects must be directed towards decreasing youth violence and/or promoting peace We encourage new ideas and innovation in this grant! Think outside of the box and come up with new ideas that speak to the root causes of youth violence. Projects must be student-led and are available to any youth or youth organization with members years old Grants can range in size from $250-$5000, and a total of $45,000 in grants will be distributed Grant budgets can include up to $500 for a stipend for an adult ally. If you are a youth interested in applying and do not have an adult ally, please let us know and we can help connect you to one. Implementation Requirements 1. All funded projects will receive a follow up call or visit from Mikva Challenge staff or youth commission student. 2. All youth must complete a process evaluation at end of project. 3. All funded projects must prepare a final report detailing their project and process and how money was spent, including photos of project. Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 2

3 Grant Deadlines Grant applications will be processed on a rolling basis. At the beginning of each month, all applications received in the prior month will be reviewed, with decisions made and communicated by the 15th of the month. In order that all funds be disbursed in time for implementation during the summer, the final day for submitting applications is June 30, Grant applications will be reviewed by the Mayor s Youth Commission. Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 3

4 About the Mayor s Youth Commission The Mayor s Youth Commission- a diverse group of 25 high school and college studentsis committed to improving the quality of life for all of Chicago s young people by working with the Mayor and other city officials on issues impacting Chicago youth. Since 2011, the Mayor s Mayoral Youth Commission has: Partnered with The Mayor s Office, Chicago Transit Authority, Department of Family and Support Services and The Chicago Park District Executed events for over 700 Chicago youth at Youth Solutions Congress, Youth Employment Design Thinking Summit, and Chicago Community Trust On the Table Youth Conversation Advocated for and implemented the Free Fare Card Pilot Program for low-income CPS high school students Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 4

5 PEACE ACTION GRANT APPLICATION MAIN CONTACT INFORMATION Project Title: Main Student Contact Name: Main Student Contact Phone Number: Main Student Signature Alternate Student Contact Name: Alt. Student Contact Phone Number: Alt. Student Signature Adult Ally Name: Adult Signature: Adult Ally Phone Number: Adult Ally What school and/or neighborhoods will this peace project primarily impact? If Applicable: Student Group Name: School or Organization: School or Org. Address: Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 5

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7 NAMES OF ALL YOUTH INVOLVED IN THIS PROJECT Name Grade/Age Phone Number Address Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 7

8 PEACE ACTION GRANT QUESTIONS Please answer the following questions on an separate sheet of paper. Be honest and complete. Keep in mind: Your answers must be typed. Your total answers should be no more than 5 pages typed. Please explain your thoughts thoroughly! Please number your answers to help us stay organized. 1. Describe your peace project and what is unique about it. What root cause of youth violence are you trying to address with your project? 2. Tell us about the school or community where you will do your peace project. Explain why and how youth violence is an issue there. 3. Tell us about your student group. What special skills or background do you have that will make this project a success? 4. How will you measure the impact of your project? Will your project make immediate change or change over a longer period of time, or both? 5. Are there any resources (volunteer time, contributions, or other materials) that will be available to you if you receive this grant? What, if any, partners do you need to complete this grant? 6. What evidence or research do you have that indicates that this project will be successful? Please fill out the budget and the action plan on the next two pages. Please attach a letter of support from the adult ally who will support this project. Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 8

9 THE BUDGET FUNDING RESTRICTIONS Grants will not fund stipends for youth. Grants will not fund projects that charge a fee for their services. Maximum stipend for adult allies is $500. Contact if you have questions about the grant. EXAMPLE ITEM: QUANTITY X PRICE PER = TOTAL WHY NEEDED/ WHAT IT IS USED FOR Markers 3 boxes $5 $15.00 Markers to write ideas during meetings Butcher paper 2 $30 $60 Butcher paper for meetings and to use as posters to post around the school to increase awareness about STI prevention Peer Conflict Resolution Training 1 $200 $200 Train our group to teach conflict resolution Flip Camera 1 $100 $100 Flip Camera to document the groups work Teacher Stipend 1 $150 $150 Stipend for adult ally Meeting snacks 6 pizzas 50 waters $15 per pizza $0.50 per water $ Food for organization meetings $640 Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 9

10 Peace Action Grant Budget ITEM: QUANTITY X PRICE PER = TOTAL WHY NEEDED/ WHAT IT IS USED FOR Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 10

11 Putting It All Together: A Sample Action Plan GOAL: Ensure that all students at our school, beginning with the class of 2012, receive two semesters worth of sex education their freshman year. Action Step: Learn about sex education and how it s been implemented at other schools Date done by: 2/10 How does this action step help us get closer to accomplishing our goal? By learning what other schools have done, we can choose the best curriculum and strategies for getting it implemented Task Who Date done by 1. look up schools that have had sex ed Alisha, Devin 1/30 2. research organizations that deal with sex education and invite them to partner up Roberto 2/5 Action Step: Get administrators approval for sex ed course Date done by: 3/15 How does this action step help us get closer to accomplishing our goal? Task Who Date done by 1. circulate petition to show administrators the level of support for sex ed Damien, Maria 2/5 Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 11

12 Peace Action Grant Action Plan Worksheet (you may attach additional steps as needed) GOAL: Action Step: Date done by: How does this action step help us get closer to accomplishing our goal? Task Who Date done by Action Step: Date done by: How does this action step help us get closer to accomplishing our goal? Task Who Date done by Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 12

13 Action Step: Date done by: How does this action step help us get closer to accomplishing our goal? Task Who Date done by Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 13

14 APPLICATION CHECKLIST Use this checklist to make sure you are ready to apply for funds. Have you filled out the Main Contact Information page? Have you filled out the contact information for all youth involved? Have you answered the Questions? Have you attached a letter of recommendation from adult ally or another supportive adult? Have you filled out a budget? Have you completed the action plan? Are you able to meet the following implementation requirements: 1. Follow up call or visit from Mikva Challenge staff or alumni. 2. Youth survey of process at end of project page final report on project and process. completed applications to All grants will be reviewed at the beginning of the month after they are received. Questions or concerns? please Jackie Rosa at Mikva Challenge Peace Action Grants 14

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