Schools Can Apply for Anti-Extremism Grants

Grants_ImageAgency: Federal Emergency Management Agency (Homeland Security Dept.); Program: FY 2016 Countering Violent Extremism Grants (CFDA Number: 97.132) (Funding Opportunity Number: DHS-16-OCP-132-00-01); Eligibility: Schools, state, tribal and local governments, public and private colleges and universities and nonprofits; Funding: $10 million for 60 awards (no match required; Deadline: Sept. 6.

Summary: The program addresses the evolving landscape of international and domestic terrorism. It supports initiatives that prevent recruitment or radicalization to violence by interrupting those efforts, building community-level resilience to them and identifying the early signs of radicalization to violence. A major goal is to develop and provide appropriate interventions through civic organizations and law enforcement.

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Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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