U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office)
04/14/20 7:59 PM EDT
Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, for-profits, governmental agencies, and IHEs for programs that benefit police. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support training, technical assistance, demonstration projects, and the implementation of effective practices that will enhance mental health and wellness services for law enforcement.
The Fiscal Year 2020 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) program funds are used to improve the delivery of and access to mental health and wellness services for law enforcement. The 2020 LEMHWA program will fund projects that develop knowledge, increase awareness of effective mental health and wellness strategies, increase the skills and abilities of law enforcement, and increase the number of law enforcement agencies and relevant stakeholders using peer mentoring programs.
Proposals should be responsive to the topic selected and significantly advance peer mentoring mental health and wellness programs within law enforcement agencies across the country.
The 2020 LEMHWA program will fund specific projects related to the following topic areas:
GrantWatch ID#: 185686
Peer Support Implementation Projects: Up to 34 projects; For National Peer Support Program for Small and Rural Agencies and for Coordinator Assistance Provider, up to 1 award each.
- Peer Support Implementation Projects: Up to 34 projects for up to $125,000 each (up to $4,250,000)
- National Peer Support Program for Small and Rural Agencies: Up to one (1) award for up to $375,000
- LEMHWA Coordinator Assistance Provider: Up to one (1) award for up to $275,000
Each award is two years (24 months) in length.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
- Register and apply online at https://www.grants.gov/.
- Complete the application at https://cops.usdoj.gov/.
For more information about the LEMHWA program or assistance with the application, please call the COPS Office Response Center at 800-421-6770 or send questions via email to AskCopsRC@usdoj.gov.
For technical assistance with submitting the SF-424, please call the Grants.gov customer service hotline at 800-518-4726, or send questions via email to support@Grants.gov.
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
Phil Keith, Director
145 N Street NE
Washington, DC 20530
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