The COPS Office has extended the application deadline for the FY20 School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) from April 8, 2020 to April 29, 2020 at 7:59 p.m. EDT due to the potential impact of jurisdictional emergency responses to COVID-19 that may cause reasonable delays for applicants.
SCHOOL VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROGRAM (SVPP)
• Purpose - Provide funding to improve security at schools and on school grounds through the use of evidence-based school safety programs.
• Eligibility - States, counties, cities, sheriff’s offices, police departments, tribes, and school districts, independent school districts.
• 2020 Funding - $50 million
For detailed individual program information, see the grants page.
The SVPP funds up to 75% of allowable costs to improve school safety within the fundable categories below, up to $500K over three years. Minimum 25% cash match unless waiver granted.
The allowable use of funds under this program include the following:
Call Mutualink at (866) 957-5465 to learn how our equipment and technology items can be linked to and enhance your school safety plan under the SVPP guidelines.