The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) is a 501(c)(4) organization that was founded in 1974. We seek to secure freedom from gun violence through research, strategic engagement and effective policy advocacy. CSGV’s guiding principle is simple. We believe that all Americans have a right to live in communities free from gun violence. To learn more about CSGV, visit


TheEducational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (Ed Fund) was founded in 1978 as a 501(c)(3) affiliate organization of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence. The Ed Fund is the leading innovator in gun violence prevention developing new policies to stop gun violence including the Gun Violence Restraining Order and microstamping. To learn more about the Ed Fund, visit