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Justice and Prevention Grants

You can find current grants offered through the Office of Grants and Research's Justice and Prevention Division below.

2019 Municipal Public Safety Staffing Grant

The intent of this grant program is to assist eligible municipalities to maintain public safety and emergency response services by helping to address police and/or fire department staffing shortfalls.

Eligibility: For communities that have populations of at least 60,000 and demonstrate that their police departments had an operating budget per capita of less than $200 in 2010. 

Key Dates

Application Posted  Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Application Deadline  Friday, October 26, 2018 at 4pm
Anticipated Award Announcements      Friday, November 16, 2018
Anticipated Grant Period  January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019  


Below are the document needed for eligible communities to apply for the grant. 

Additional Resources for 2019 Municipal Public Safety Staffing Grant

Governor's Safer Communities Initiative - Local Law Enforcement Equipment and Technology Grant Opportunity

The Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s (EOPSS) Office of Grants and Research (OGR) will make available approximately $1,000,000 from the Edward J. Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program for local units of government/Police Departments to competitively solicit one-time federal funding to address local law enforcement equipment and technology related needs. Priority will be given to Departments proving greatest need AND propose items that will enhance overall law enforcement officer safety or enhance school safety.

Grant Title: Governor's Safer Communities Initiative: Local Law Enforcement Equipment & Technology Grant Opportunity

Eligible Applicants: Only a Police Department from a Massachusetts municipality (local unit of government) is eligible to apply.

Key Dates
Application Posted: On or about Monday, September 24th, 2018
Applications Due: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 by 4:00 pm.
Anticipated Award Announcements: On or about Thursday, November 1st, 2018
Anticipated Grant Period: November 2018 through February 28th, 2019

If you have any questions regarding this application, please email: eopssbjag@mass.gov

Below are the necessary documents needed to complete the application for this grant funding opportunity.

 

 

Additional Resources for Governor's Safer Communities Initiative - Local Law Enforcement Equipment and Technology Grant Opportunity

2019 Senator Charles E. Shannon, Jr. Community Safety Initiative (CSI) Availability of Grant Funds (AGF)

AGF Posted: September 21, 2018
Bidders Conference Webinar: October 3, 2018 from 10am - 11am
Letter of Intent Due: October 5, 2018
Proposals Due: October 19, 2018 - no later than 4pm
Award Announcements: On or about December 7, 2018
Grant Period: On or about January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019

The necessary documents for this grant funding opportunity are provided below.

The Office of Grants and Research staff will accept written questions regarding this AGF until October 8, 2018. Please submit questions via email to: eopsshannon@mass.gov

 

Additional Resources for 2019 Senator Charles E. Shannon, Jr. Community Safety Initiative (CSI) Availability of Grant Funds (AGF)

2019 Senator Charles E. Shannon, Jr. Community Safety Initiative (CSI) Local Action Research Partner (LARP) Availability of Grant Funds (AGF)

AGF Posted: September 21, 2018
Bidder's Conference Webinar:  October 4, 2018 from 10am - 11am
Letter of Intent Due: October 5, 2018
Proposals Due: October 19, 2018 - no later than 4pm
Award Announcements: On or about December 7, 2018
Grant Period: On or about January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019

The necessary documents for this grant funding opportunity are provided below.

The Office of Grants and Research staff will accept written questions regarding this AGF until October 8, 2018. Please submit questions via email to: eopsshannon@mass.gov

Additional Resources for 2019 Senator Charles E. Shannon, Jr. Community Safety Initiative (CSI) Local Action Research Partner (LARP) Availability of Grant Funds (AGF)

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