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Project Prevent

A competitive grant to local educational agencies to increase their capacity both to identify, assess, and serve students exposed to pervasive violence.


Eligible Applicants:

  • Local government

Eligible Community Violence Intervention Programs:

  • Street Outreach
  • Safe Passage
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Youth Engagement and Employment

2021 Grant Overview

Fund Amount: $10,000,000 in 2019

Maximum Award Amount: $10,000,000 in 2019

Total Number of Anticipated Recipients: 20 in 2019

Solicitation Priorities:

  • Mental health services for trauma or anxiety
  • Conflict resolution programs
  • School-based violence prevention strategies

How to Apply

Anticipated Deadline: July 2022

Most recent solicitation: 2019

Agency: Department of Education

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