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Funding Available to Prevent School Violence

BJA is seeking applications for funding through the FY 2020 Preventing School Violence: BJA’s STOP School Violence Program.

BJA’s STOP School Violence Grant Program is designed to improve school security by providing students and teachers with the tools they need to recognize, respond quickly to, and help prevent acts of violence.

Eligible applicants may apply under one or more of the following areas:

  1. Train school personnel and educate students on preventing student violence against others and themselves to include anti-bullying training. This can also include specialized training for school officials to respond to mental health crises.
  2. Develop and implement threat assessment and/or intervention teams and/or operate technology solutions such as anonymous reporting systems for threats of school violence, including mobile telephone applications, hotlines, and websites. Threat assessment and/or intervention teams must coordinate with law enforcement agencies and school personnel.

Learn more about this opportunity and apply by 11:59 p.m. ET on June 9, 2020.

Date Published: March 11, 2020