GRANTS

If you're a state, local, tribal or territorial law enforcement agency then you should explore our funding opportunities. As the leading community policing experts at the U.S. Department of Justice, we've invested over $14 billion in community policing since Congress established our office in 1994.

We invite you to learn about our various grant programs some of which are available to non-law enforcement agencies, read about our current grantees' successes, and plan to apply for funding to support your community policing efforts.

PREPARING TO APPLY FOR COPS OFFICE FUNDING

In order to apply for COPS Office funding, please prepare by taking the following actions:

STEP 1: Get a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number by calling 866-705-5711 or visiting fedgov.dnb.com/webform

STEP 2: Ensure active registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) database (registration must be updated or renewed annually to maintain an active status)
**ALERT: You must submit a notarized letter appointing the authorized Entity Administrator before your registration will be activated. This requirement now applies to both new and existing entities. (www.grants.gov)

STEP 3: The COPS Office application is a two-step process that involves Grants.gov and JustGrants access. Register at JustGrants

STEP 4: Register at Grants.gov and complete form SF-424

STEP 5: Sign-up for notifications on COPS Office funding opportunities and activities

 

Contact us at 800-421-6770 or askCopsRC@usdoj.gov for questions