Technology and Equipment Program Invitational (TEP) II

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CLOSED:

The FY 23 Technology and Equipment Program II (TEP) closed on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at 4:59 PM ET.*

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ABOUT THE TEP PROGRAM II

The Fiscal Year 2023 Technology and Equipment Program (TEP) II is for grants to State, local, Tribal, territorial, and entities to develop and acquire effective equipment, technologies and interoperable communications that assist in responding to and preventing crime. The goal of the program is to increase the community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts of law enforcement agencies. The objective is to provide funding for projects which improve police effectiveness and the flow of information among law enforcement agencies, local government service providers, and the communities they serve.

Who is Eligible?

This is an invitational program. Eligible applicants are limited to those identified in the Congressional Joint Explanatory Statement (JES) for projects designated for funding. The list of eligible applicants can be found here.

Funding

There is approximately $177.8 million in funding available through FY 2023 TEP II. Each award is for two years (24 months) in duration. There is no local match requirement.

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The COPS Office is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights and racial equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety and protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and build trust between law enforcement and the community.

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