Click on a grant name below to get detailed information about the grant, the funding available, how to apply, and contact information, all provided by the agency managing the grant.

 

Bulletproof Vest Reimbursement Program

This program is an example of the state's commitment to providing Massachusetts police officers with the best lifesaving equipment available, assists local police departments, the Massachusetts State Police, Sheriff's Departments, and state agencies, authorities, and educational institutions with law enforcement functions in providing bulletproof vests to their officers.

Eligible Applicants: local police departments, the Massachusetts State Police, Sheriff's Departments, and state agencies, authorities, and educational institutions with law enforcement functions

 

Executive Office of Public Safety and Security's Office of Funding and Training Opportunities

The Executive Office of Public Safety delivers numerous exciting funding and training opportunities to the Commonwealth each year.

 

EOPSS, as the State Administrative Agency (SAA) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has primary responsibility for the development and implementation of homeland security policies and for the management of homeland security grant funds.

Eligible Applicants: depends on a particular grant's requirements.

 

This program supports up to two programs to address Alternatives to Detention for juvenile offenders.

Eligible applicants: municipalities, counties, state agencies, private non-profit organizations

 

Shannon Community Safety Initiative (Shannon CSI) Grants

This is a program to stimulate regional and multi-disciplinary approaches to combat gang violence through coordinated programs for prevention and intervention.

Eligible applicants: municipalities

 

Student Awareness of Fire Education (SAFE) Grant

This gives the fire service an opportunity to continue the success of the S.A.F.E. Program by further reducing fires deaths in Massachusetts and increasing the fire safety of older adults because people over 65 are most at risk of dying in fires in our state.

Eligible applicants: fire departments/districts

 

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Highway Safety Division (EOPSS/HSD) announces the availability of approximately $1,200,000 in federal grant funding in Federal Fiscal Year 2014 for eligible municipal police departments within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for high-visibility enforcement mobilizations.

Eligible applicants: municipalities

 

Violence Against Women Act STOP Grant Program

The intent of the VAWA STOP Grant program is to develop and strengthen effective law enforcement and prosecution strategies and victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women.

Eligible Applicants: law enforcement including municipal police departments, prosecution, courts, and non-profit victims programs

 

Volunteer Fire Assistance Program

These grants are available to non-profit rural call or volunteer fire departments that primarily serve a community or city with a population of less than 10,000.

Eligible Applicants: communities with population under 10,000