This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to support small and rural agencies, including prosecutors’ offices, in their efforts to combat violent crime; it provides an overview of who may apply and why, maximum award funds, where to find more information, tips for successful grant applications, and how and when to apply.
This solicitation overview provides grant information and resources for entities that may be interested in funding assistance from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to support small and rural agencies, including prosecutors’ offices, in their efforts to combat violent crime, through the Rural and Small Department Violent Crime Reduction Program. The overview notes eligible applicants as being: city or township, county, or federally recognized Native American tribal governments. The fact sheet provides details on the maximum amount of funding per award and lists examples of strategies or activities that can be funded, as well as where to get more information about the grant opportunity. The document also lists tips for submitting a successful grant application, with details about how and when to apply.