Funder: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Deadline: 03/03/2020

Award Details: up to $500,000 each for Purpose Area 1, training, and up to $750,000 each for Purpose Area 2, threat assessment and/or intervention teams

Number of Awards: 20

Target Population: The FY 2019 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Grant Program is designed to improve school security by providing students and teachers with the tools they need to recognize, respond quickly to, and help prevent acts of violence. The program’s objective is to increase school safety by implementing training and school threat assessments and/or intervention teams to identify school violence risks among students; technological solutions such as anonymous reporting technology that can be implemented as a mobile phone-based app, a hotline, or a website in the applicant’s geographic area to enable students, teachers, faculty, and community members to anonymously identify threats of school violence; or other school safety strategies that assist in preventing violence.

Eligibility:
  • Public agencies – e.g. school districts, towns, cities and municipalities, individual schools, police departments, sheriff’s departments, mental health service providers, health departments
  • Federally recognized Indian tribes
  • Nonprofit entities to include private schools


Link to RFP: https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/bja-2020-17313