MetLife Foundation community-police partnerships
Posted by on January 20, 2009
Grant: MetLife Foundation community-police partnerships
To recognize, sustain and share the work of innovative partnerships between community groups and police to promote neighborhood safety and revitalization.
Funder: MetLife Foundation and Local Initiatives Support Corp.
Eligibility: Community organizations, community development corporations, police/sheriff’s departments, Weed and Seed programs and others (public agencies, including schools, must apply in conjunction with at least one nonprofit).
Deadline: February 27.
Amount: For the neighborhood revitalization category, two first-place awards of $25,000 each and four runner-up awards of $15,000 for collaborations between community groups and police that yield crime reduction and economic development outcomes; and for the special strategy category, five awards of $15,000 each for exemplary collaborations that result in public safety outcomes in certain categories, including gang prevention and youth safety.
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