Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)
06/17/16 4:00 PM
Grants to Maine local governments including plantations, Counties applying on behalf of Unorganized Territory Groups, and eligible applicants on behalf of Maine Indian Tribes, for law enforcement programs. May 6 is the deadline to submit the required LOI. Funds will be provided to reduce crime and illegal drug activity in low-middle income neighborhoods.
The Safe Neighborhood Program (SN) provides resources to support new or expanded local law enforcement and crime prevention programming in designated neighborhoods which will benefit low/moderate income (LMI) persons. These funds will help alleviate illegal drug activity, violent crime and property crime, which will benefit residents.
Eligible Activities: Eligible activities include personnel costs, equipment, training and any other eligible public service activities necessary to support local law enforcement agencies’ efforts to primarily combat the sale and distribution of illegal drugs and associated other crimes; eligible planning activities necessary to complete the Project Development Phase.
(b) Project Benefit: Eligible SN projects must provide benefits to one of the groups of persons listed below:
(ii) Target areas in communities where 51% or greater of the persons residing in the target area are determined to be LMI; or
(iii) Communities designated as 51% or greater LMI according to the most recent American Community Survey (ACS) Census data.
(c) All communities applying for SN funds must certify that:
(i) The program represents a new service to the community/target area; or a quantifiable increase in the level of an existing service;
(iii) The activity will meet the need or will continue after SN funding is expended.
GrantWatch ID#: 167231
Maximum SN Amount: $100,000
2016 CDBG Program Funds are not expected to be available before July 1, 2016.
Applicants have three (3) months to complete the project development phase process or notice of award may be rescinded.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Letters of Intent may be submitted via email to:
Please enter “SNP LOI” in the subject line.
FAX: (207) 287-8070
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