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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. New users must register via the SCDPS web-based application tool, SCDPS Grants by Friday, April 29, 2022, located at  The deadline for FFY 2023 PSN applications is Friday, May 13, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. The FFY 2023 grant period is from October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023. Please review the Grant Program Solicitation document below for program details.

Application and Forms

FFY 2023 Grant Solicitation Workshop Materials and Available Resources: