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School Violence Prevention Program

A competitive grant to support evidence-based school safety programs, including by partnering with community-based violence intervention and prevention programs.


Eligible Applicants:

  • States
  • Local governments
  • Tribal governments
  • Independent school disctricts

Eligible Community Violence Intervention Programs:

  • Street Outreach
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Safe Passage
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Youth Engagement & Employment

2021 Grant Overview

Fund Amount: $53,000,000

Maximum Award Amount: $500,000

Total Number of Anticipated Recipients: 160

Solicitation Priorities:

  • Community engagement and partnerships

How to Apply

Anticipated Deadline: June 2022

Most recent solicitation: 2021

Agency: Department of Justice

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