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This serves as notification that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP & S) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) on Monday, April 04, 2016.  The application period for the FY 2015 Fire Prevention & Safety Program will open on Monday, April 04, 2016 at 8 am EST and will close on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 5 PM EST.

The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 provides $340,000,000 for the Assistance to Firefighter (AFG) Grant program to assist first-responder organizations that need support to improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types, including $34,000,000 for fire prevention and safety activities. The Notice Of Funding Opportunity and technical assistance documents for this program are available at www.grants.gov, and https://www.fema.gov/fire-prevention-safety-grants. A Fire Prevention and Safety fact sheet can be found here.

Community Policing Development (CPD) The 2016 Community Policing Development Program is a competitive grant program designed to advance the practice of community policing in law enforcement agencies through training and technical assistance, the development of innovative community policing strategies, applied research, guidebooks, and best practices that are national in scope.  The COPS Office, a federal provider of innovative, customer-focused resources that address the continuing and emerging needs of those engaged in enhancing public safety through community policing, has designed the CPD solicitation to address critical topics in the law enforcement field by building on the principles of community policing.

Applications are due by June 1, 2016 at 7:59 PM EDT. Please click here for more information on the 2016 Community Policing Development Program.


COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF) The 2016 Anti-Heroin Task Force Program is a competitive grant program that assists state law enforcement agencies in states with high per capita levels of primary treatment admissions for both heroin and other opioids.  AHTF funds shall be used for investigative purposes to locate or investigate illicit activities related to the distribution of heroin or unlawful distribution of prescription opioids.

Applications are due by June 1, 2016 at 7:59 PM EDT. Please click here for more information on the 2016 COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force Program.


COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program (CAMP) The 2016 COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program is a competitive grant program that advances public safety by providing funds directly to state law enforcement agencies to investigate illicit activities related to the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine.

Applications are due by June 1, 2016 at 7:59 PM EDT. Please click here for more information on the 2016 COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program.

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