FY24 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) Implementation Projects

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 28th, 2024
Close Date
April 23rd, 2024
Total Funding
$9,800,000.00
Award Ceiling
$200,000.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Expected No. Awards
47
Opportunity No.
O-COPS-2024-171975

Agency

Community Oriented Policing Services (USDOJ-OJP-COPS)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Law, Justice and Legal Services

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Additional Information

https://cops.usdoj.gov/grants

Summary

The Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) is seeking applications for funding for the FY24 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) Implementation Projects. This grant opportunity aims to support state, local, tribal, or territorial law enforcement agencies in implementing new or enhancing existing programs that offer training and services on officer emotional and mental health, peer mentoring, suicide prevention, stress reduction, and support services for officers and their families. The COPS Office encourages small, rural, tribal, and regional coalitions of agencies to apply for funding to improve their wellness efforts, such as establishing joint or regional Peer Support programs or conducting regional training. The grant has an estimated total program funding of $9,800,000 and expects to make 47 awards. Eligible applicants include state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement agencies. The deadline for applications is April 23, 2024. For more information and to apply, visit the COPS Office website at https://cops.usdoj.gov/grants.

Description

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office, https://cops.usdoj.gov is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for funding for the FY24 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) Implementation Projects Program. The LEMHWA Implementation Projects topic area aims to support state, local, tribal, or territorial law enforcement agencies seeking to implement new or enhance existing programs that offer training and services on officer emotional and mental health, peer mentoring, suicide prevention, stress reduction, and support services for officers and their families. The COPS Office encourages small, rural, tribal, and regional coalitions of agencies to apply for LEMHWA funding to improve their wellness efforts—for example, initiatives such as establishing a joint or regional Peer Support program or conducting regional training. Proposed projects may serve one agency, a consortium of agencies, or personnel from agencies located within a county or state.

Contact Information

Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant

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