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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 one-year 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, March 10, 2023, located at  The deadline for FFY 2024 PSN applications is Friday, March 24, 2023 at 5:00 pm. The FFY 2024 grant period is from October 1, 2023 to September 30, 2024. Please review the PSN Solicitation document below for program details.

Application and Forms

FFY 2024 Grant Solicitation Workshop Materials and Available Resources: