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GRANT TITLE: PROJECT SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS (PSN)

OVERVIEW:
Directed by the 94 United States Attorneys throughout the country, Project Safe Neighborhoods is a comprehensive initiative to reduce gun crime in America by bringing together resources from the local, state, and federal levels. The District Attorneys Council, Federal Programs Division serves as the fiscal agent for the U.S. Attorneys in the Western and Northern Districts of Oklahoma.

ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for funding, an applicant must be a(n): a) State Agency; b) Unit of Local Government (i.e., city, county, town); c) Tribal Government; or d) Private, Non-profit Community-based Organization.

BOARD PRIORITIES:  The Project Exile Task Force, comprised of ten members, is charged with reviewing grant proposals and determining awards for the grant funds.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION: The deadline for 2006 is 5:00 p.m., March 17, 2006.

TO REQUEST AN APPLICATION: The 2006 application period is open through March 17, 2006.  The application is available on the website or by contacting the Federal Grants Division at 405/264-5008.

Interesting Facts
  • PSN funding is being used to hire state prosecutors, support law enforcement, deter juvenile gun crime, and develop and promote community outreach efforts as well as to support other gun violence reduction initiatives.

  • Since 2003, the U.S. Attorneys in the Northern and Western Districts have received $1,279,629 to reduce gun crime.


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