GOV. RITTER ANNOUNCES RECOVERY ACT LAW ENFORCEMENT GRANTS
"This is one of the largest single investments in state and local law enforcement projects ever made by the federal government in
Funds can be used for a wide variety of law enforcement programs, including crime prevention, multi-jurisdictional task forces, technology improvements, community corrections programs, court programs and substance abuse treatment.
Grants will be awarded based on a competitive process conducted by the Division of Criminal Justice. There is no requirement for local or state match funds for proposed projects. The funding can support programs for up to two years, beginning Oct. 1. State, county and municipal governments are eligible applicants. Local nonprofit organizations, in partnership with law enforcement organizations, may receive funding through project proposals submitted through government agencies.
The deadline for applications is May 1.
For more information about the grant program and how to obtain and submit an application, visit the Division of Criminal Justice web site, www.dcj.state.co.us.
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