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MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Awards Program

Grants for Police and Community Partnerships
to Create Safer Neighborhoods

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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MetLife Foundation

Deadline Date:

03/11/12 11:59 p.m. EST


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Grants are available nationwide for programs and projects that help create safer neighborhoods through crime reduction. The Foundation seeks to support the combined efforts of both the police and community groups as they partner together to create innovative solutions to neighborhood safety and revitalization. The 2012 MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Awards include two separate categories which emphasize different models of community-police collaboration.

1) Neighborhood Revitalization Awards: One first place monetary award of $30,000 and four runner up awards of $20,000 will recognize exemplary collaboration between community groups and police that yield crime reduction as well as economic development outcomes, such as real estate development, business attraction and job growth.
2) Special Strategy Awards: Five monetary awards of $15,000 each recognize exemplary collaboration between community groups and police that yield significant public safety outcomes in one or more of the following areas:
• Applied Technology
• Aesthetics and Greenspace Improvement
• Diversity Inclusion & Integration
• Drug Market Disruption
• Gang Prevention & Youth Safety
• Seniors & Safety

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127378

Estimated Size of Grant:

Neighborhood Revitalization Awards range from $20,000 - $30,000. Special Strategy Awards- $15,000.


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility is open to the following:
- Police Departments / Sheriff’s Departments
- Community-based organizations, community development corporations, and Weed & Seed programs working with the
- Collaboratives that consist of more than one of the above types or organizations
- Note: While all such organizations can be honored for their collaborative achievements by being named as award-winners, the cash award will only be transmitted to a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was a leading partner in the honored collaboration.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Mona Mangat
Senior Program Officer
LISC Community Safety Initiative
Phone- 212.455.9357
Fax- 212.370.9427

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