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Grants to New York Law Enforcement
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New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC)

Deadline Date:

05/01/19 11:45 PM ET


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Grants of up to $46,000 to New York law enforcement agencies to support traffic enforcement activities. Funding is intended to help agencies carry out traffic law enforcement detail based on the ticket and crash data of their jurisdiction. The goal of this program is to impact motorist behavior and improve traffic safety within local communities.

In addition to having a current mandatory seat belt use policy in place for police officers of the department, participation in the national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization is required.

Allowable Costs:

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 169599

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may request up to the maximum grant amount of $46,000. There is no minimum amount.

Term of Contract:

The federal fiscal year runs from October 1 through September 30. Projects are funded for one year, and each project period must coincide with the federal fiscal year, with an October 1 start date and an ending date of September 30.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Law enforcement agencies are eligible to apply.

Unallowable Costs:

Pre-Application Information:

Not-for-profit agencies must register with and be pre-qualified in the New York State Grants Gateway before submitting a GTSC grant proposal. Proposals received from not-for-profit applicants that have not registered and are not pre-qualified in the Grants Gateway on the proposal due date of 11:59 PM on May 1, 2019 cannot be evaluated. Such proposals will be disqualified from further consideration. If you need assistance with Grants Gateway enrollment or enrollment in the GTSC’s eGrants, contact the GTSC.

The due date for General Highway Safety, Child Passenger Safety and Police Traffic Services grant applications is May 1, 2019.

The anticipated award date is Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

This is a reimbursement program. The applicant incurs the costs of the project and is reimbursed by the GTSC according to the approved budget.

Dates to Know:
- March - April: If you have questions about the grant application process or need assistance with the electronic grants system, contact the GTSC.
- April 15: Mid-year progress reports due.
- May 1: Complete and approved grant proposals are due in to the GTSC in the electronic grants system. Proposal status must be “Submitted” or “In Review” by May 1st.
- October 1: The beginning of the Federal fiscal year. GTSC grants begin on October 1.
- July 31: Commodities and equipment must be ordered and received.
- September 30: The end of the Federal fiscal year. GTSC grants end September 30.
- October 15: Final report due.
- October 31: Deadline for submitting reimbursement claims.


The Highway Safety Strategic Plan may be found here:

Contact Information:

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

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If you have any questions or need any assistance preparing your grant application, please contact your GTSC Highway Safety Program Representative listed below or call (518) 474-5111.

Chuck Conroy: 518-486-1920
Bronx, Kings, Manhattan, Nassau, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Suffolk, Westchester

Aubrey Feldman: 518-474-2279
Cayuga, Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Warren, Washington, Wayne

Jim Knapp: 518-473-4734
Delaware, Fulton, Hamilton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Orange, Rockland, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster

Maureen Kozakiewicz: 518-408-2036
Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Ontario, Otsego, Schenectady, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wyoming, Yates

Robert Lopez: 518-402-2092
Erie, Genesee, Greene, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Rensselaer

GTSC Main Line: 518-474-5111
Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Saratoga

New York State Governor's Traffic Safety Committee
Department of Motor Vehicles
6 Empire State Plaza, Room 410B
Albany, New York 12228

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