Apply for Two Bureau of Justice Assistance Funding Opportunities Under the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act Program

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the fiscal year 2019 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act Program, which aims to improve school security by providing students and teachers with the tools needed to identify, respond, and prevent acts of violence. Interested applicants can apply for the following BJA funding opportunities:

  • STOP School Violence Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program: One selected TTA provider will create a program to assess and confront violence in schools and work closely with state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions to improve and enhance their violence reduction efforts. Eligibility is limited to national nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, and higher education institutions that have expertise in managing TTA for evidence-based school safety programs nationwide. To learn more, view the grant opportunity.
  • STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program: Selected applicants will create school safety training and mental health programs for school personnel and students to address violence in schools. Additionally, they will support efforts by states, units of local governments, and tribal governments to prevent school violence. Eligibility is limited to states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes, and public agencies. For more information, view the grant opportunity.

Applications are due by Tuesday, June 18 at 11:59 p.m. ET for both solicitations.