The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for FY 2019 funding under the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting and assisting state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions in improving efforts to reduce violent crime by creating a training and technical assistance (TTA) program that assesses and confronts violence in schools, and by providing assistance to awardees under the BJA STOP School Violence Program. This solicitation specifically seeks applicants to serve as a TTA provider, on BJA’s behalf, to provide TTA and other support to awardees under the BJA STOP Prevention Training and Response to Mental Health Crisis Program, the BJA STOP Technology and Threat Assessment Solutions for Safer Schools Program, and the COPS Office STOP School Violence Prevention Program, in order to develop a knowledge base and technical assistance delivery model for communities seeking to improve school safety.
The solicitation provides further details about the program. Applications are due by June 18.