North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Governor's Crime Commission
Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, state and local law enforcement agencies, government agencies, and tribes for training, equipment, school safety, and re-entry programs, and to address the opioid addiction problem. Funding is intended to support a wide range of programs that will improve the local criminal justice system, enhance public safety, and promote the quality of life for local residents.
Funding is available in the following Priorities:
1. Equipment and Training Grants Focused on School Safety. Law Enforcement agencies may apply for either equipment or training needs. A higher priority will be given to those applicants who emphasize enhancing school safety including purchases to prevent and respond to school shootings. The purpose of these requests will be to enhance a subrecipient’s ability to achieve the recommendations that were listed out in the Special Committee on School Shootings final report. For more details, see https://files.nc.gov/ncdps/documents/files/2019_JAG_RFA_FINAL_.pdf#page=4.
2. Non-Residential Re-Entry Programs: Non-Residential Reentry Priority should focus on increasing the capacity of community-based reentry and transition efforts, especially in those areas where local reentry councils are operational or in the planning stages to become local reentry councils. Specifically, addressing employment, transportation, higher education, and the resolution of legal obligations are critical to successful reentry. For more details, see https://files.nc.gov/ncdps/documents/files/2019_JAG_RFA_FINAL_.pdf#page=5.
3. Opioid Addiction Programs. The Criminal Justice Improvement Committee will be soliciting for applications to work on the opioid abuse and addiction problem in the State of North Carolina. Applicant must present a strong and thorough application that will show how this project will help decrease the rate of opioid addiction cases in the stated area or locality. For more details, see https://files.nc.gov/ncdps/documents/files/2019_JAG_RFA_FINAL_.pdf#page=6.
4. Statewide Training: The Criminal Justice Improvement Committee will be accepting applications for state agencies, local agencies, and non-profits to apply for Statewide Training projects that will emphasizes law enforcement needs, school safety needs, opioid reduction needs, and reentry needs. Non-profits who apply must show and prove a prior successful track record in their training curriculums.
5. Statewide Opioid Projects: The Criminal Justice Improvement Committee will be accepting applications from state agencies to apply for projects that will address the opioid crisis. These projects will address drug prevention, detection and destruction to help the opioid crisis from growing.
GrantWatch ID#: 186236
-Local Law Enforcement Block Grant: Minimum $10,000 - Maximum $50,000
-Re-Entry Initiatives; $250,000 per year
-Opioid Initiative: $250,000 per year
-Statewide Training: No Cap
-Statewide Opioid Project: No Cap
Subrecipient awards are for one or two years for the period: 01/01/2020 – 12/31/2020 or 01/01/2020 – 12/31/2021.
Up to two years of funding can be requested for the Non-Residential Re-Entry and Opioid Addiction Programs. All other programs are for one year of funding only.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://gems.ncdps.gov/Login/?ReturnUrl=%2FLanding
Navin Puri, Lead Planner
Keyon Ashe, Criminal Justice Planner
Governor’s Crime Commission (GCC)
1201 Front Street
Raleigh, NC 27609
Phone: (919) 733-4564
USA: North Carolina