The Office of Justice Programs' Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) supports efforts to address gang and gun violence, based on partnerships among community residents, local government agencies, victim service providers, community-based organizations, law enforcement, hospitals, researchers, and other community stakeholders.
Through this CVIPI opportunity, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), in coordination with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), seeks applications for funding to prevent and reduce violent crime in communities by supporting comprehensive, evidence-based violence intervention and prevention programs.
Awards made under this solicitation may be managed by BJA, OJJDP, or OVC, depending on the nature of the funded project.
- Category 1: CVIPI for Community Based/Tribal Organizations
- Category 2: CVIPI for City/County/Tribal Governments
- Category 3: CVIPI for State Governments
- Category 4: CVIPI Capacity Building for Community Based Organizations via Intermediary Organizations
Eligible Applicants (see the solicitation for category-specific eligibility details):
- City or township governments
- County governments
- For profit organizations other than small businesses
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Private institutions of higher education
- Public and state controlled institutions of higher education
- Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
- Special district governments
- State governments
See the solicitation for additional opportunity and eligibility details, as well as directions on how to apply.