U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office)
06/03/21 7:59 PM ET - Grants.gov deadline; 06/10/21 7:59 PM - JustGrants deadline
Grants to USA state law enforcement agencies to increase capacity to address the distribution and abuse of illicit substances. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Eligible law enforcement agencies are located in states with high per capita rates of primary treatment admissions for heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil, or other opioids.
The AHTF program advances public safety by making competitive grants to State law enforcement agencies in States with high per capita rates of primary treatment admissions, for the purpose of locating or investigating illicit activities, through Statewide collaboration, relating to the distribution of heroin, fentanyl, or carfentanil, or relating to the unlawful distribution of prescription opioids. The goal of the AHTF program is to increase the capacity of law enforcement agencies at the state level to address heroin and opioid abuse through improving investigations and establishing and enhancing multijurisdictional task forces. By providing funding for additional law enforcement, civilian, and task force personnel, training, and equipment, the program seeks to increase the number of hours devoted to statewide task forces, increase the number and variety of agencies participating in task forces, and enhance the analytical capability of task forces.
Anticipated outcomes of AHTF awards include: increased collaboration with federal agencies; increased analytical reporting; increased information sharing among participating agencies; increased number and efficiency of investigations; increased percentage of investigations resulting in arrests, referrals, prosecutions, and ultimately convictions; increased knowledge and use of community policing principles; increased number of drug-endangered children identified; and increased number of and size of drug seizures.
For details about allowable costs, see: https://cops.usdoj.gov/pdf/2021AwardDocs/ahtf/solicitation.pdf#page=9
GrantWatch ID#: 155699
Anticipated Maximum Dollar Amount of Awards: $4,000,000
Period of Performance Start Date: 10/1/21 12:00 AM
Period of Performance Duration (Months): 36
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For technical assistance with submitting the full application in JustGrants, contact the JustGrants Service Desk at JustGrants.Support@usdoj.gov or 833-872-5175. The JustGrants Service Desk operates 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. eastern time (ET) Monday to Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sunday, and federal holidays.
For programmatic and general assistance with the solicitation requirements, contact the COPS Office Response Center at 800-421-6770 or by email at AskCOPSRC@usdoj.gov.
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