This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to deliver training and technical assistance in support of school safety services; it provides an overview of who may apply and why, maximum award funds, where to find more information, tips for successful grant applications, and how and when to apply.
This solicitation overview provides grant information and resources for entities that may be interested in funding assistance from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to obtain training and technical assistance (TTA) under the BJA Students, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Program and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP). The overview notes eligible applicants as being for-profit organizations other than small businesses; nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education; and private, public, and state-controlled institutions of higher education. The document provides details on the maximum amount of funding per award and lists examples of strategies or activities that can be funded, as well as where to get more information about the grant opportunity. The document also lists five tips for submitting a successful grant application, with details about how and when to apply; it notes that the System for Award Management (SAM) registration or renewal may take up to 10 business days.