The U.S. Department of Justice is welcoming applications for two opportunities for funding for both K-12 and higher education schools, through the Enhancing School Capacity to Address Youth Violence Grant and the STOP School Violence Program.
K-12 school youth violence prevention funding available
The US Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) welcomes applications related to its Enhancing School Capacity to Address Youth Violence Program. The program invites independent school districts, tribal organizations, nonprofit organizations, and institutions of higher education to apply for funding. The grants provided under this program would be utilized to reduce school violence through improved school safety and climate and prevent youth, delinquency, and victimization. Furthermore, the funding would be utilized for programming and training and technical assistance to achieve those goals.
Application deadline: June 6, 2022
STOP school violence funding available
The US Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) welcomes applications related to its STOP School Violence Grant program. The program seeks to prevent violence within K-12 school settings. Funding would be utilized to implement school-based behavioral threat assessment teams and establish adequate training to prevent school violence. The funding is available to stage government, public and private institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, and federally recognized tribal governments.
Application deadline: June 14, 2022