The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office for Domestic Preparedness (ODP) FY 2004 Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) reflects the intent of Congress and the Administration to create a sustainable national model program to enhance security and overall preparedness to prevent, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism. The initiative includes an urban area assessment and strategy component which will be used by ODP and the Urban Area Working Group (UAWG) to both allocate grant funding and guide delivery of direct services in the form of equipment, planning, training, exercises, and technical assistance.
Grants.gov allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. Grants.gov is THE single access point for over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies. The US Department of Health and Human Services is proud to be the managing partner for Grants.gov, an initiative that will have an unparalleled impact on the grant community.
The Department offers funding opportunities to conduct research, to support law enforcement activities in state and local jurisdictions, to provide training and technical assistance, and to implement programs that improve the criminal justice system.
The Local Law Enforcement Block Grants (LLEBG) Program provides funds to units of local government to underwrite projects that reduce crime and improve public safety. The LLEBG Program emphasizes local decision-making and encourages communities to craft their own responses to local crime and drug problems.
Community Foundations are non-profit, tax-exempt, publicly supported grant-making organizations. The foundations are public charities, since they develop broad support from many unrelated donors with a wide range of charitable interests in a specific community.
The COPS Office has distributed over 8 billion dollars to advance community policing since it was created in 1994. This funding supports a wide range of activities. COPS funding helps local law enforcement agencies hire, equip, and train new community policing professionals. COPS funding helps redeploy existing officers into their communities and studies ways to maximize the impact they have on the people who live there. COPS funds a wide variety of strategies to advance community policing through innovative techniques and technologies.
The Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Grant Program (Byrne Formula Grant Program) is a partnership among federal, state, and local governments to create safer communities. Grants may be used to provide personnel, equipment, training, technical assistance, and information systems for more widespread apprehension, prosecution, adjudication, detention, and rehabilitation of offenders who violate such state and local laws.
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