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Grant Funding Opportunities

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Access available grant funding from the federal government to prevent targeted violence and terrorism. Federal grants fund research, new equipment, technical assistance, security enhancements, capacity building, training and exercises, victim support, mental health interventions, and more. Funding is available for state and local governments, educators, health care practitioners, law enforcement, and others.

Each set of resources below is searchable by keyword. You can also filter the results to see the resources most relevant to different stakeholder groups (key audience) and which department/agency/office provided the resource, as well as filter by subcategory.

All the information in the Prevention Resource Finder is government-owned or sponsored.

  • Bureau of Justice Assistance Funding and Awards

    The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) funds comprehensive community-based approaches to reduce violent crime and address hate crimes though the promotion of community awareness and preparedness, increase victim reporting, and improve responses to hate crimes. These programs include Project Safe Neighborhoods, the National Public Safety Partnership, the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, and the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program, which supports state, local, and tribal law enforcement, and prosecution agencies in their outreach to and education for the public about hate crimes. This program also supports victims, agency staff, and partners who have been impacted by these crimes.

    Grant Funding Opportunities, Community Violence Prevention Grants
    Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
    Key Audience(s):
    Law Enforcement, Mental Health/Behavioral Health/Human Services, State/Local/Tribal/Territorial Government
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