Inside Philanthropy: Giving for Violence Prevention

Date published: January, 2022 (41 pages)
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Violence prevention is a perennially underfunded sector of philanthropy, with subtopics straddling criminal justice reform, gender justice, mental health and more.

This paper analyzes recent trends, changes, successes and challenges within the myriad areas of violence prevention philanthropy. Lucia Corral Peña, senior program officer for Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence, spoke with Inside Philanthropy about Blue Shield of California Foundation’s expanded focus from supporting survivors after they experience abuse to include ending the cycles of trauma and violence.