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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