City funding to curb gun violence delayed as shootings surge

As Portland continues to face a surge in gun violence, the latest round of funding for community organizations working to address the crisis has been delayed.

In November, 35 community groups submitted grant requests to secure a portion of $600,000 available in city funds. The organizations expected to learn their application status by December 27, 2021, with the final grant awards announced in early January 2022.

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