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Violence Prevention Programs

Grants for Non-Profit Organizations

The grant application period has closed for 2015. The next application period starts March 2016. If you applied for a grant, please refer to the timeline section below.

TIMELINE Organizations that have applied for a grant and have been selected for a site visit will be contacted in May - July 2015. Please do not call during this time period to check on the status of your application. All applicants will be contacted by e-mail regarding the status of their application in August or early September. Grants will be publicly announced at pre-game ceremonies in August/September 2015. Grant recipients will be expected to produce a brief report within one year of receiving funds.

Strike Out Violence Day

Strike Out Violence Pin

The Giants, Giants Community Fund and Futures Without Violence, annually hold a day that honors individuals who are leading the way and committed to stopping violence in our communities. The Giants will hold a pre-game homeplate ceremony recognizing the work and efforts of local community leaders and organizations. Strike Out Violence Day is Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
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Strike Out Violence Day also includes the annual Jerseys Off Our Giants raffle to benefit La Casa de las Madres. More than 100 volunteers sell $2 raffle tickets throughout the ballpark for the chance to win an autographed Giants jersey. Since 2002, over $190,000 has been raised to benefit La Casa de las Madres, which offers support services for battered women and their children.

Junior Giants Strike Out Violence Programs

Junior Giants Kids

The Giants Community Fund created the following programs to address violence prevention needs in the Junior Giants communities. These programs provide a forum for participants to discuss methods of preventing violence in their neighborhoods.

Junior Giants Speakers Program

In an effort to address the rising violence in our communities, the Giants Community Fund established the Junior Giants Violence Prevention Speaker's Program. Youth advocate and comedian, Michael Pritchard, annually visits Junior Giants leagues to speak with kids, coaches and parents about respect, gang prevention and anti-bullying messages.


Junior Giants Imagine Peace Artwork

"Respect" drawing done by Lyssa, Morgan Hill Junior Giants.

Strike Out Bullying Contest

Junior Giants Strike Out Bullying Contest is an opportunity for kids to artistically express what their community would look like if it was violence free. Kids can submit a poem, song, or piece of art that communicates this message. The contest winners are recognized during the Strike Out Violence day pre game ceremony.


Junior Giants Imagine Peace Pledge

At the beginning of each season, Junior Giants are asked to sign a Peace Pledge to show that peace starts within you. By signing this pledge, all Junior Giants will commit to leading a violence-free and peaceful life!
Junior Giants, Download and sign the Peace Pledge PDF »

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