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STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.839
Sponsors
Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Deadlines
Jun 9, 2020
Contact

Office of Justice Programs Response Center:
grants@ncjrs.gov
800.851.3420
Live web chat

Purpose

The STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program provides funding to support efforts by state and local units of government and federally recognized tribes to prevent and reduce school violence.

Projects categories include:

  • Category 1 - A state: 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.
  • Category 2 - A state: 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.
  • Category 3 -Units of local government, federally recognized Indian tribes, public agencies, nonprofit entities to include private schools: 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.
  • Category 4 -Units of local government, federally recognized Indian tribes, public agencies, nonprofit entities to include private schools: 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.

Priority will be given to:

  • Applications that address specific challenges that rural communities face
  • Applications that demonstrate that the individuals who are intended to benefit from the requested grant reside in high-poverty areas or persistent-poverty counties
  • Applications that offer enhancements to public safety in economically distressed communities (Qualified Opportunity Zones)
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • States
  • Units of local government
  • Federally recognized Tribes
  • Public agencies including school districts, towns, cities and municipalities, individual schools, police departments, sheriff's departments, governmental mental health service providers, and health departments
  • Nonprofit entities including private schools
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding
  • Category 1: 5 awards of up to $2,000,000
  • Category 2: 5 awards of up to $2,000,000
  • Category 3: 70 awards up to $750,000
  • Category 4: 70 awards up to $750,000

Project period: 3 years

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Children and youth · Mental health · Poverty · Schools



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