New targeted violence and terrorism prevention funding opportunity for counties


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Brett Mattson

Legislative Director – Justice & Public Safety | Gulf States Counties & Parishes Caucus
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On April 15, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) introduced a grant opportunity aimed at funding projects that address the risk of violence across online platforms and physical environments, whether through online, in-person or hybrid initiatives.  

Administered by the DHS Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3) in collaboration with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), this initiative stands as the sole federal grant program dedicated to bolstering local capabilities in preventing targeted violence and terrorism.

FY 2024 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) Grant Program  

  • Counties are invited to apply for grant funding for new or existing targeted violence and terrorism prevention programs.  
  • Funding should be used to enhance the capacity of local government to prevent and respond to violence within their communities.  
  • Learn how past county grantees leveraged TVTP funding in their communities.
  • This program is funded at $18,000,000 with an anticipated 33 grantees receiving a maximum award of $1,500,000 each.
  • How to Apply: Applications must be submitted through FEMA GO by May 17, 2024. DHS will announce recipients in September 2024.

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