2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Grant
The Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program will provide funding to assist eligible public safety/criminal justice state, county, local and tribal units of government as well as victim-services non-profit agencies. Awards will be used for preventing, preparing for, and responding to the coronavirus and will be done is stages. Stage 1 is designed to respond to the most immediate life-saving needs. Stages 2 and 3 will expand the allowable activities to less urgent needs.
To be eligible for funding an applicant must be a/an: a) State Agency; b) Unit of Local Government (i.e., city, county, or town); c) Tribal Government; or d) Private, Non-Profit Community-Based Organization.
Permissible Uses of Funds
Funds awarded under the CESF Program must be utilized to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus. Allowable projects and purchases include, but are not limited to, overtime, equipment (including law enforcement and medical personal protective equipment), hiring, supplies (such as gloves, masks, sanitizer), training, travel expenses (particularly related to the distribution of resources to the most impacted areas), and addressing the medical needs of inmates in state, local, and tribal prisons, jails, and detention centers.
Priorities of Need
The most pressing and immediate needs will be funded first. It is estimated that up to 50% of the funds will be used to address the highest priority of needs (Stage 1). All efforts will be made to identify those needs and address those issues in a timely manner. The remainder of the funds will be awarded in a manner that is prudent to the existing and emerging situation (Stages 2 and 3).
Deadline To Submit An Application
Applications will be received and reviewed on a continuous basis. There is no deadline to submit.
For More Information
Click on the Notice of Availability of Funds: 2020 CESF NOAF
Contact DAC Federal Grants Division at 405-264-5008 or
Send an email to: DACfirstname.lastname@example.org - with CESF Application in the subject line.