COPS-COMMUNITY-POLICING-DEVELOPMENT-2020

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Funding Opportunity ID: 324005
Opportunity Number: COPS-COMMUNITY-POLICING-DEVELOPMENT-2020
Opportunity Title: COPS-COMMUNITY-POLICING-DEVELOPMENT-2020
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 16.710
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: This solicitation is open to all public governmental agencies, federally recognized Indian tribes, profit and nonprofit institutions, institutions of higher education, community groups, and faith-based organizations. Proposals should be responsive to the topic selected, significantly advance the field of community policing, and demonstrate an understanding of community policing as it pertains to the application topic. Applicants must identify specific program goals that will be directly accomplished if awarded CPD funding. Applications that represent partnerships between law enforcement agencies and institutions of higher education and nonprofit institutions are encouraged. Initiatives that primarily or solely benefit one or a limited number of law enforcement agencies or other entities will not be considered for funding. Detailed descriptions of eligibility and additional solicitation information are available in the CPD application guide.
Agency Code: USDOJ-COPS
Agency Name: Department of Justice
Community Oriented Policing Services
Posted Date: Jan 30, 2020
Close Date: Mar 31, 2020
Last Updated Date: Jan 29, 2020
Award Ceiling: $1,500,000
Award Floor: $50,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,600,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: Community Policing Development (CPD) funds are used to advance the practice of community policing in law enforcement agencies through training and technical assistance, demonstration projects, the development of innovative community policing strategies, guidebooks, and promising practices that are national in scope and responsive to the solicitation topic requirements. The 2020 CPD program will fund projects that develop knowledge, increase awareness of effective community policing strategies, increase the skills and abilities of law enforcement and community partners, increase the number of law enforcement agencies and relevant stakeholders using proven community policing practices and institutionalize community policing practice in routine business. The COPS Office, a federal provider of innovative, customer-focused resources that address the continuing and emerging needs of those engaged in enhancing public safety through community policing, has designed the CPD solicitation to address critical topics in the law enforcement field by building on the principles of community policing. The 2020 CPD program has been established to fund specific projects related to the following topic areas: (1) Law Enforcement Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Program Toolkit; (2) Recruiting the Next Generation of Officers and Deputies; (3) Promising Practices in Law Enforcement Victim Support; (4) Rural Law Enforcement Training Center; (5) Managing High-Risk Law Enforcement Vehicular Pursuits; (6) Implementing Successful Faith-Based Partnerships; (7) Police Academy Innovations; (8) Public Safety Implications of Driving Automation Systems for Motor Vehicles; (9) Open Category; and (10) Invitational Applications. Detailed descriptions of each of these topics are available in the application guide. There is up to $5,600,000 million in CPD funds available. All awards are subject to the availability of appropriated funds and any modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by law. Funding is limited, and it is expected that this solicitation will be very competitive. Each award or cooperative agreement is two years (24 months) in length. There is no local match. Each award will be in the form of a cooperative agreement, the funding instrument used for substantial federal involvement.
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