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Grants to New Jersey PreK-12 Schools for Bullying Prevention
Programs for PreK-12 and Special Needs Students

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New Jersey Child Assault Prevention (NJCAP)

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Grants to New Jersey PreK-12 schools to implement programs that prevent bullying and assault, enhance the school atmosphere, and strengthen families. Funding is intended to support programs targeting elementary school students (preK, kindergarten, and grades 1-6), teens (grades 7-12), and students with special needs and intellectual disabilities.

School districts which choose to nominate themselves will agree to have CAP County Coordinator and CAP Facilitators implement the CAP programs according to the design of the International Center for Assault Prevention. For a detailed description of the meetings and workshops included in this design, see

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GrantWatch ID#: 181263

Term of Contract:

All districts will be available for implementation during the months of September 2019-May 2020.

All CAP workshops will have been completed by May 29, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All public, private and parochial schools are welcome to apply for CAP funding.

All elementary and/or secondary schools in a district will participate.

Pre-Application Information:


- By February 2019: CAP application will be available on-line.
- By July 15, 2019: Application Deadline - All District Superintendents interested in applying for CAP monies will complete the application, receive school board approval and return application to the CAP State Office.
- By August 31, 2019: The CAP State Office in conjunction with County Superintendents and CAP County Coordinators will have selected school districts and notified them of this selection.
- By January 31, 2020: All CAP grant workshops will have been scheduled with the CAP County Coordinator.
- By May 29, 2020: All CAP workshops will have been completed. Deadline extensions must be approved by the State CAP Office.

Applications must be submitted via email by the District Chief School Administrator.

There are three applications available under this grant program: Elementary CAP Program, Teen CAP Program, and Special Needs CAP Program.

Districts will receive written notification of their acceptance within three months of the deadline date for submission of the grant application. Districts not selected due to limited funding will be put on a waiting list.

In order to maximize funds, each district is requested to provide a minimum contribution of 30% of the total cost of implementation. The district match may only be waived if there is a demonstrable financial need, eligibility for urban aide funding or other related factors. In these circumstances, a waiver letter on school district letterhead from the Chief School Administrator, must accompany this application. Exemption requests will not be approved without the waiver letter.

Depending on availability of funds, districts may be responsible for additional funding.

For additional information about the Elementary, Teen, and Special Needs components, see:

- Elementary:
- Teen:
- Special Needs:

Contact Information:

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

Submit the completed application by email to

For additional information regarding Grant Applications or for help in completing the Grant Application, please contact the CAP County Coordinator. The Coordinator List 2019-20 may be found in Supporting Documents below.

You may also contact Angelina Hanratty with any questions at 856-374-5001.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Jersey