PLEASE NOTE: This program is not currently accepting applications for funding.
Section 118 of Chapter 253 of the Acts of 2020
8000-0313-For a grant program to be administered by the executive office of public safety and security to provide law enforcement agencies with access to critical incident stress management and peer support programs to address police officer mental wellness and suicide prevention as required by section 118 of chapter 253 of the acts of 2020; provided, that eligible applicants shall include emergency service providers who are certified by the Massachusetts Peer Support Network or International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc. and who provide crisis intervention services to emergency service providers
A total of $950,000 is being made available for this opportunity. This is a competitive grant process; OGR may award full funding, partial funding, or no funding. Only one application is allowed per municipality/CISM team.
Eligible applicants are local municipal law enforcement departments that employ emergency service providers who are currently certified by the Massachusetts Peer Support Network or International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, Inc. and provide crisis intervention services to emergency service providers.
Applicants intending to apply for the FY2023 CISM AGF are strongly encouraged to submit a non-binding Intention to Apply Form by Friday, February 10, 2023. This form can be submitted by clicking the link here.
AGF Posted: January 23, 2023
Intention to Apply Form Due: February 10, 2023
Application Questions Due: February 10, 2023
Application Due: Friday, February 17, 2023 @ 4:00 p.m.
Award Notification: March 2023
Performance Period: March--June 30, 2023