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Community Program Fund (CGPF)

Grants to Maryland Law Enforcement and Government Agencies
for Community and Violence Intervention Programs

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Maryland Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP)

Deadline Date:

02/15/19 3:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $85,000 to Maryland law enforcement agencies for community programs and to government agencies for violence intervention programs. Applicants must request access to the online system before applying.

Eligible programs should be established and sponsored by a local law enforcement agency to:
- Provide recreational or athletic opportunities for members of the community;
- Improve relations between citizens and law enforcement; or
- Otherwise benefit or improve the community.

Programs can include but are not limited to police/community events such as National Night Out.

Community Grant Program funds may also support violence intervention programs established and supported by a local law enforcement agency or another agency of a local government.

The following is a listing of services, activities, and costs that are eligible for support with CGPF funds within a sub-recipient’s organization:
- Personnel
- Operating expenses
- Program Supplies
- Training
- Equipment
- Trinkets (items such as hats, mugs, portfolios, t-shirts, coins, gift bags, etc.)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141501

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants:

10 – 20 awards

Estimated Size of Grant:

Awards will range from $5,000 to a maximum of $85,000.

Term of Contract:

Commencement of awards funded under CGPF for FY 2020 will begin July 1, 2019 and end on June 30, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Funding through this application is available to local law enforcement and local government agencies.

Unallowable Costs
- Lobbying and administrative advocacy
- Perpetrator Rehabilitation and Counseling
- Audit costs
- Property insurance
- Printing
- Telephone/Fax (possible funding source exceptions)
- Food/beverage
- Construction projects

Pre-Application Information:

Online Submission Deadline: February 15, 2019 3:00 PM

Important Dates:
- Deadline to Request a User ID: February 1, 2019
- Deadline to Submit an Online Application: February 15, 2019
- Letters of Intent to Fund/Denial Letters Emailed: May 1, 2018
- Award Documents Emailed: June 1, 2019
- Sub-award Start Date: July 1, 2019
- Sub-award End Date: June 30, 2020

All applicants must provide proof that they have a valid federal DUNS number and be currently registered with the System for Award Registration (SAM).

In order to use GOCCP’s web-based application you must have a User ID. The last day to request a User ID is February 1, 2019.

If you have not previously applied through the web, go to the following URL to obtain instructions and the information required to obtain a User ID and password:

Funds are paid on a reimbursable basis.

To access training videos for preparing applications, see:

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:

Jackie Adams, Program Manager

Justice Schisler, Chief of Programs

Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention
100 Community Place
Crownsville, Maryland 21032-2022

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Maryland