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FY 2021 The Kevin and Avonte Program: Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities

Opportunity ID
O-BJA-2021-44004
Solicitation Status
Open
Fiscal Year
2021
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Competitive
Description

Grants.gov Deadline: February 17, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET
JustGrants Application Deadline: March 3, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET

This program supports local jurisdictions' efforts to reduce the number of deaths and injuries of individuals with forms of dementia such as Alzheimer's disease or developmental disabilities such as autism who, due to their condition, wander from safe environments. It provides funding to law enforcement and public safety agencies to implement locative technologies to track missing individuals, and to such agencies and partnering nonprofit organizations to develop or operate programs to prevent wandering, increase individuals' safety, and facilitate rescues.

Date Created: December 21, 2020