COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF) Program

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Award Announcement Update

The Fiscal Year 2023 COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF) Award announcement information is now available! Visit the 2023 AHTF Awards for the award announcement and management documents.

For all COPS Office 2023 Awards information, visit the Grants page.


The FY23 COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF) program closed on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 4:59 PM ET.*

See the COPS Office's Grants page for current funding opportunities.

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AHTF and CAMP Solicitation Informational Webinar

On April 12, the COPS Office hosted an informational webinar on the COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF) Program and COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program (CAMP). This webinar provided an overview of the grants and gave interested applicants the opportunity to learn and ask questions.


The Fiscal Year 2023 COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force (AHTF) Program is a competitive award program designed to advance public safety by providing funds directly to state law enforcement agencies in states with high per capita rates of primary treatment admissions for the purpose of locating or investigating illicit activities through statewide collaboration relating to the distribution of heroin, fentanyl, or carfentanil, or to the unlawful distribution of prescription opioids.

Who is Eligible?

State Law Enforcement Agencies
There is approximately $35 million in funding available through FY 2023 AHTF. Each award is three years (36 months) in duration. Recipients may receive a maximum of $4 million per award. There is no local match.

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