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Preventing Terrorism

Protecting the American people from terrorist threats is the reason DHS was created, and remains our highest priority.

  • National Threat Evaluation and Reporting Program Slick Sheet

    The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Program shares information and resources with federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial (F/SLTT) and private sector homeland security partners to assist in threat mitigation and targeted violence prevention, regardless of motive. NTER advances partners' ability to identify, investigate, assess, report and share tips and leads linked to emerging homeland security threats, while providing a host of information sharing services, such as program support, resources, and training.

  • CP3 FY22 TVTP NOFO Webinar

    CP3 Associate Director presents the Fiscal Year 2021 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Notice of Funding

  • TVTP NOFO and Fact Sheets

    The TVTP Grant Program seeks to support the development of local prevention programs and online prevention capabilities. The objectives of the TVTP Grant Program align with the objectives of developing local prevention frameworks.

  • TVTP Fact sheets (Spanish)

    TVTP Fact sheets (Spanish)

  • Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships Overview

    The Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3) seeks a resilient America where communities are united to help end targeted violence and terrorism. This publication provides an overview of CP3's mission, vision, and activities.

  • Building Local Prevention Frameworks

    The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3) seeks to prevent acts of targeted violence and terrorism by working with the whole of society to establish and expand local prevention frameworks. Through technical, financial, and educational assistance, CP3 supports local efforts that prevent individuals from radicalizing to violence and intervene with individuals who may be radicalizing, or have radicalized, to violence.

  • FY22 CP3 IMP

    This Implementation and Measurement Plan Template guides applicants of the FY22 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Program in completing a major component of the application.

  • FY22 CP3 IMP Guidance

    This guidance should be used to develop an Implementation & Measurement Plan (IMP) for the FY22 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Program. This plan will assist applicants in planning how their project will be implemented and the ways they will measure achievement of its goals. Additionally, this plan will inform reporting against implementation milestones and outcome data to DHS on a quarterly basis.

  • DHS Actions: Cybersecurity

    President Biden has made cybersecurity a top priority for the Biden-Harris Administration at all levels of government. The Department of Homeland Security and its components, namely its Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, play a lead role in strengthening resilience across the nation and sectors, investigating malicious cyber activity, and advancing cybersecurity alongside our democratic values and principles.

  • CP3 Newsletter: Issue 1

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3) supports DHS’s commitment to enhancing our collective ability to prevent all forms of terrorism and targeted violence. This newsletter will serve to update readers on news, events, and data related to our prevention mission, as well as our collaborative work with our many partners.