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Minister's Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention

Awards to Nova Scotia, Canada Individuals,
Businesses, & Others for Reducing Crime

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Government of Nova Scotia

Deadline Date:

02/21/14 Midnight

Description:

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Awards will be made to Nova Scotia, Canada individuals, organizations and businesses that stand out for their efforts in preventing crime in their communities. Eligible nominees are individuals, youth under 21 years of age, community-based groups, police personnel, the media, and businesses. Eligible crime prevention activities include collaboration with government agencies, financial assistance, developing, implementing, promoting, maintaining community crime prevention activities, and more.

Crime Prevention Involves:
- Gathering and sharing information needed for effective decision making;
- Building partnerships and developing programs that address the root causes of crime;
- Involving and supporting individuals in their efforts to prevent crime against themselves and their neighbors; and/or
- Providing leadership.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Minister’s Award for Leadership in Crime Prevention in the following categories:

* Individuals who are working independently, or on behalf of a community or government agency in a paid or volunteer capacity, and who have provided exemplary leadership in their community in the area of crime prevention and who have succeeded in developing, implementing, promoting, and/or maintaining community crime prevention activities should be nominated for this award.

* Youth, age 21 or under who are working to provide exemplary leadership in their community in the area of crime prevention, who are positive role models in their community, who have outstanding leadership skills, and/or who are actively involved in crime prevention projects in their communities and/or schools should be nominated for this award.

* Community Group or Organization: Organizations and/or community groups that provide exemplary leadership in the area of crime prevention and who have taken a lead role in fostering community crime prevention activities should be nominated for this award.

* Police officers/administrators who have provided exemplary leadership in the area of crime prevention and/or who have worked in partnership with the community developing awareness and educational programs to foster safer communities and reduce the opportunities of crime should be nominated for this award.

* Media organizations, teams, and/or individual journalists who have been involved in advocating for crime prevention and/or community safety through evidence-based journalism that digs beneath the surface and present objective and in-depth audio, visual, and/or written accounts of community crime prevention should be nominated for this award.

* Businesses and/or corporations that have worked alone or with others towards crime prevention, either locally, regionally, or provincially, should be nominated for this award. Contributions may include financial or in-kind support, collaboration with government and law enforcement efforts to reduce and prevent crime, collaboration with the community by providing work placements, the development of innovative projects, or promotional campaigns that promote safe communities. Also, nominees may be individual business leaders who have provided outstanding contributions in the area of crime prevention through, for example, social development initiatives.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 139201

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible nominees:
Individual
Youth, under 21 years
Community Group or Organization
Policing
Media
Business Community

Contact Information:

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

Tel: (902) 424-0123
Email: crimepreventionunit@gov.ns.ca

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Nova Scotia

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