Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program

The summary for the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program Federal Grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Office of Justice Programs, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program
Federal Agency Name: Office of Justice Programs
Grant Categories: Other Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BJA-2006-1237
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 16.737
CFDA Descriptions: Gang Resistance Education and Training
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Feb 02, 2006 8:00 p.m. EST
Posted Date: Dec 14, 2005
Creation Date: Dec 14, 2005
Archive Date: Mar 04, 2006
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
Youth violence and gang involvement.
Grant Description
The Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) Program provides funds to support the delivery of an anti-gang involvement, violence prevention and positive life-skills program to Middle School students. The approved, standard, 13-week curriculum may only be presented by sworn law enforcement officers, who have been certified to teach G.R.E.A.T. and in most instances is delivered in a school classroom setting. Upon verification of the delivery of the Middle School curriculum, grant funds may also be used to support an Elementary curriculum, Summer component and Families component.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments City or township governments Special district governments Independent school districts Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities State governments
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/grant/06GREATsol.pdf http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/grant/06GREATsol.pdf
Grant Announcement Contact
Helpdesk, GMS, GMS Helpdesk, Phone 888-549-9901, Email helpdesk@ojp.usdoj.gov helpdesk@ojp.usdoj.gov Helpdesk, GMS
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