Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Community Development Block Grant Program - Safe Neighborhood Grant

Grants to Maine Local and County Agencies for Law
Enforcement Projects Addressing Illegal Drugs, Crime

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)

LOI Date:

05/06/16

Deadline Date:

06/17/16 4:00 PM

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

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#:

GrantWatch ID#: 167231

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum SN Amount: $100,000

Term of Contract:

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.

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- All units of general local government in Maine, including plantations, except for the entitlement communities of Auburn, Bangor, Biddeford, Lewiston, Portland and all of Cumberland County with the exception of Baldwin, Brunswick, Casco and Frye Island.
- County governments may apply on behalf of the Unorganized Territory.
- Groups of local governments may apply for multi-jurisdictional or joint projects. Multi-jurisdictional applications require designation of one local government as the lead applicant and consent for that designation by each participating local government.
- Eligible applicants, including counties as defined above may apply for CDBG assistance on behalf of the five Maine Indian Tribes. Maine Indian Tribes are not themselves eligible applicants.

Pre-Application Information:

Letter of Intent: Due May 6, 2016 by 4:00 PM.

Once a community has received a letter stating their project has been invited to the Project Development Phase, the applicant must complete a series of local documentation and an environmental review. The goal of the Project Development Phase is a grant contract for CDBG funds. An OCD Development Program Manager will be assigned to work closely with each community to finalize their project.

Contact Information:

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:
ocd.loi@maine.gov
Please enter “SNP LOI” in the subject line.

(207) 624-7484
FAX: (207) 287-8070
TTY: 1-800-437-1220

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Maine

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 10/01/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Psychologist for Child Psychology Rese...

Deadline 06/15/21

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast

GrantWatch ID#: 132694

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Improvement Initiatives

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 132986

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu

GrantWatch ID#: 133552

Donations & Sponsorships to USA Nonprofits & For-Profits for Education, Literacy, and the Ar...

Deadline Ongoing

Donations to USA nonprofit organizations for programming support for arts, pre-K-12 education, and literacy programs across the country. In addition, sponsorship opportunities are provided to USA for-profit and nonprofit organizations focusing on literacy, the arts, a

GrantWatch ID#: 134869

In-Kind Grants of Educational Software to USA, Canada, and International Teachers

Deadline 10/11/20

In-kind grants of software and training to USA, Canada, and International educators. The purpose of this program is to give teachers access to educational software that will help their students practice and master math facts. Grantees may use the software with one class

GrantWatch ID#: 137262