Stand Together Against Child Abuse

Children’s Trust will receive funding to support the position of our Trauma Informed Specialist to continue coordination, education and training through our Roanoke Valley Trauma Informed Network partners.

From Roanoke Times:

The Gun Violence Prevention Commission announced Monday that it had awarded $500,000 in grants to a variety of organizations to host activities intended to bolster the city’s gun violence prevention framework.

The commission’s grant review team evaluated 37 submissions, nearing $1 million in requests, over three days, a press release said. Funding for the grants came from $2 million in federal funds through the American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA.

The review team decided $400,000 will be slated for violence interruption grant proposals submitted by these organizations: Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia; Children’s Trust; CHIP of Roanoke Valley; Cultural Arts for Excellence; Hill Street Baptist Church; Humble Hustle; Presbyterian Community Center; The Roanoke Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, Inc.; Total Action for Progress (TAP); WE CHARM; West End Center Inc.; YMCA of Virginia’s Blue Ridge; and Youth Advocate Programs Inc.