Agency: 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.