Financial Assistance for Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention
To provide federal assistance which will support new and existing locally-based efforts to counter mobilization or radicalization to targeted violence or terrorism.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Fiscal Year 2016
Enhanced community resilience to recruitment and radicalization; Development of off-ramps for individuals who are being radicalized to violence; Creation or amplification of counter messages to the recruitment or radicalization narrative; and Effective resistance to violent extremist ideology and online recruitment efforts targeting U.S.-based individuals. Enhanced capacity of local organizations to conduct CVE activities. Increased prevention and resilience planning and prioritization from state and local governments.Fiscal Year 2017
Enhanced community resilience to recruitment and radicalization; Development of off-ramps for individuals who are being radicalized to violence; Creation or amplification of counter messages to the recruitment or radicalization narrative; and Effective resistance to violent extremist ideology and online recruitment efforts targeting U.S.-based individuals. Enhanced capacity of local organizations to conduct CVE activities. Increased prevention and resilience planning and prioritization from state and local governments.Fiscal Year 2019
FY17 Funding accomplishments under the program name “Countering Violent Extremism”: Data collected in these projects show increases in willingness to intervene, increases in knowledge and protective factors, and decreases in risk factors. DHS Staff have identified five models for replication based on these positive outcomes by grantees including: 1. Intervention Capabilities; 2. Regional Prevention Planning and Implementation; 3. Law Enforcement Training; 4. Law Enforcement Led Youth Resilience Building; and 5. Community Led Resilience Building. Outputs: Through seven quarters grantees reported: • Conducting over 700 activities including over 200 training sessions. • In person participation of approximately 40,000 people, including approximately 2,000 law enforcement officers and 2,500 other professionals such as service providers that have an exponential prevention value in their communities. • Approximately 1,300 partnerships with other organizations. • Digitally: Grantee content has garnered 4 million impressions, and nearly 2 million engagements (Likes, shares, clicks, etc.). Other Outputs • Four states (Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, and Virginia) piloted a Roadmap developed to create statewide strategies to prevent targeted violence • Seven cities are establishing regional resilience frameworks: • Intervention protocols and trainings. • Locally tailored community threat briefings. • Mobile App for developing viral counter messages. • Tailored training to key audiences: Bystander/Gatekeeper training, youth resilience-building curricula, toolkits for mental health professionals.
Public Law -
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2020, Division D, Title I, Public Law 116-93
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
State (includes District of Columbia, public institutions of higher education and hospitals), Local (includes State-designated Indian Tribes, excludes institutions of higher education and hospitals, Public nonprofit institution/organization (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals), Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments, Private nonprofit institution/organization (includes institutions of higher education and hospitals), State Please refer to program guidance.
Refer to the Funding Opportunity Announcement for the program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Please refer to program guidance.
Refer to Program Guideance
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Please refer to the Notice of Funding Opportunity for deadline submission.
Please refer to the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
Please refer to the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
How are proposals selected?
refer to the Funding Opportunity Announcement for the program.
How may assistance be used?
Federal funds made available through this award may only be used for the purpose set forth in this award and must be consistent with the statutory authority for the award. Award funds may not be used for matching funds for any other Federal grants/cooperative agreements, lobbying, or intervention in Federal regulatory or adjudicatory proceedings. In addition, federal funds may not be used to sue the federal government or any other government entity.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
As the awarding agency, FEMA will conduct performance monitoring of the prime recipient(s) related to financial aspects of the award(s). The DHS Office of Community Partnerships, as the programmatic lead, will conduct performance monitoring of prime recipients. The Prime Recipient(s) will be responsible for conducting programmatic and financial monitoring of subrecipient(s).
Grant records shall be retained for a period of 3 years from the day the recipient submits its final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records must be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later. Grant records include financial and program/progress reports, support documents, statistical records, and other documents that support the activity and/or expenditure of the recipient or sub-recipient under the award.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Refer to Funding Opportunity Announcement for the program. Refer to funding Opportunity Announcement for the program.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
DHS Office for Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention
707 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20528 US
(Project Grants) FY 19$0.00; FY 20 FY 21 FY 17 est $10,000,000.00; FY 18 est $0.00; FY 16 est $10,000,000.00; - (Project Grants) FY 19$0.00; FY 20 est $10,000,000.00; FY 21 est $10,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Refer to Funding Opportunity Announcement
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR Part 3002.
Examples of Funded Projects