Implement community policing strategies
Funding Opportunity Number: COPS-Community-Policing-Development-Microgrants-2020
CFDA Number(s): 16.710
Grant Deadline: Applications are due by March 11, 2020 at 7:59 PM EDT
Prevent crime and promote safe communities
The 2020 Community Policing Development Microgrants Program is a competitive grant program designed to advance the practice of community policing by providing funding to local, state, and tribal law enforcement agencies.
What this grant does for your agency
Applicants are invited to propose demonstration or pilot projects to be implemented in their agency that offer creative ideas to advance crime fighting, community engagement, problem solving, or organizational changes to support community policing in one of the following 10 areas:
- Hate Crimes
- Human Trafficking
- Meeting Rural Law Enforcement Challenges
- Officer Safety and Wellness
- Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention
- School Safety
- Staffing and Allocation Studies
- Victim-Centered Approaches
- Violent Crime
- Youth Engagement
The 2020 CPD Microgrants program will fund projects that develop knowledge, increase awareness of effective community policing strategies, increase the skills and abilities of law enforcement and community partners, increase the number of law enforcement agencies and relevant stakeholders using proven community policing practices, and institutionalize community policing practice in routine business.
Up to $2.3 million is available through this year’s Microgrants program.
Only a limited number of grants will be awarded.
The Fiscal Year 2020 Community Policing Development (CPD) Microgrants program is a competitive solicitation, open to all local, state, and tribal law enforcement agencies.
For full eligibility details, see the Grant Guidelines.
About the COPS Office
The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) is the component of the U.S. Department of Justice responsible for advancing the practice of community policing by the nation’s state, local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies through information and grant resources. More
Grant applications are due no later than 7:59 p.m. EST, Mar. 11, 2020.