CHICAGO (CBS) — The MacArthur Foundation announced Monday it’s giving $10 million in grants to combat gun violence in Chicago.

Among the ten organizations receiving money is Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives (CNI).

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The non-profit believes the old saying that “nothing stops a bullet like a job,” so it has worked to bring a Whole Foods store to Englewood, as well as a Walmart and a Method soap factory to Pullman.

CNI President, David Doig, says their work has helped lower violent crime in Pullman by 45 percent over the last seven years.

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With the $1 million grant that will be spread over four years, Doig says CNI hopes to build on successes in Pullman, Englewood and Bronzeville — and even expand.

He says the jobs will range from starting positions to highly coveted ones, such as working in the tech industry.

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In addition, CNI is working to provide affordable housing to struggling communities.