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Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program

Overview and Award Schedule

The Office of the United States Attorney (USAO), District of South Carolina has been designated to receive funds for the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) grant program.  This program is designed to fund innovative projects to reduce gun and gang-related violence.  The South Carolina Department of Public Safety, Office of Highway Safety and Justice Programs (OHSJP) has been designated as the fiscal agent to administer these funds in South Carolina.  Grants pay for 100 percent of the program costs and successful applications have a twelve-month grant period. The program can fund personnel, training as a component of an overall program, equipment, and supplies. Priority program areas include gun and gang crime investigation/suppression, firearms analysis, data analysis/research partner, training, and prevention/education programs. For the FY 2019 PSN program, the deadline for new user registration requests is Friday, April 5, 2019 and the application deadline is Friday, April 19, 2019 via SCDPS’ new web-based application tool, SCDPS Grants, located at www.scdpsgrants.com.  You may refer to the FY 2019 CJ/JJ Grant Solicitation Workshop Presentation below for step-by-step instructions on navigating SCDPS Grants. Please review the PSN Application Guidelines and Procedures document below for program details.

Application and Forms