Store Chain Offers 2016 Community Safety Awards

Target-logoPrivate Funder: Target; Opportunity: Public Safety Grants for 2016; Funding Focus: Public Safety, youth, community redevelopment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Rolling.

Summary: The store chain provides a limited number of public safety grants. These grants are locally initiated. The grants go to public safety agencies and programs to prevent crime, train and educate law enforcement and support youth programs. Anyone interested can talk to their local store’s Assets Protection team member for more details.

Other Funding

These are different from the field trips grants (, which help connect students’ classroom curriculum to out-of-school experiences. Those run up to $700 each and have a deadline of Sept. 30. The website for the grants program offers a helpful frequently asked questions section at:   

Info: (public safety); 800/388-6740,

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