O2 Initiatives will grant up to six awards to outstanding executive directors from San Francisco and Alameda Counties. Each award includes $40,000 to the awardee’s organization toward the cost of a three-month sabbatical, plus a $3,000 stipend for the interim leader (or leadership team) in recognition of the additional responsibilities assumed in the executive director’s absence. Applications are due August 9.
The 2016-2017 Youth on Fire Cohort seeks to train 15 staff from community-based organizations who work directly with teens to institute stronger and more effective youth empowerment practices, and design programs that prominently feature and nurture youth voice. Applications are due by August 3.
The Mayor's 2016 Summer Violence Prevention Plan combines City and community-based services with Mayor Lee’s public safety initiative, Interrupt, Predict and Organize (IPO) for a safer San Francisco, providing the foundation for the core strategy. The plan incorporates a data-driven analysis of local crime trends and utilizes the expertise of city and community partners to develop a robust strategy to reduce incidents of street violence during the months of May, June, July, and September 2016.