California Consulting Announces the release of the U.S. Department of Justice: BJA FY20 Preventing School Violence: BJA’s STOP School Violence Program

U.S. Department of Justice: BJA FY 20 Preventing School Violence: BJA’s STOP School Violence Program

Deadline: June 9, 2020

Amount: Up to $2 million

Match: No

Eligibility: States, counties, cities, independent school districts, tribal governments, nonprofits, public and state-controlled institutions of higher education

BJA’s STOP School Violence Grant Program is designed to improve school security by providing students and teachers with the tools they need to recognize, respond quickly to, and help prevent acts of violence. The goal of this program is to address specific areas of concern related to preventing and reducing school violence. The program’s objective is to increase school safety by implementing training and school threat assessments and/or intervention teams to identify school violence risks among students; technological solutions such as anonymous reporting technology that can be implemented as a mobile phone-based app, a hotline, or a website in the applicant’s geographic area to enable students, teachers, faculty, and community members to anonymously identify threats of school violence; or other school safety strategies that assist in preventing violence.