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Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Program Applicant Resources

The Department of Homeland Security welcomes all eligible entities to apply to the TVTP Grant Program. DHS seeks new applicants each year, including those new to DHS or federal grants and those from historically disadvantaged and marginalized communities. The resources on this page are provided to help applicants navigate the application process and develop a competitive application.

Eligible Applicants

U.S. state, local, tribal, and territorial government agencies, institutions of higher education, and nonprofits.

The TVTP Grant Program funds the development of capabilities based on current promising practices as well as reserves approximately 25-30% of available funding for new or innovative approaches to prevention.

Promising Practices Project Types

  1. Raising Societal Awareness
  2. Understanding Violent Content 
  3. Civic Engagement
  4. Youth Resilience Programs
  5. Threat Assessment and Management Teams
  6. Bystander Training
  7. Referral Services
  8. Recidivism Reduction and Reintegration

Additional questions can be directed to TerrorismPrevention@hq.dhs.gov.

Last Updated: 09/18/2023
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