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Information for DCJS Grantees

DCJS Grant Award Notices sent to grantees include the name and contact information of the DCJS Public Safety Grants Representative assigned to the grant, as well as the grant unit supervisor. These contacts are invaluable to you as a grantee when developing your grant contract. Should grantees need further assistance or additional information from DCJS about your grant, please contact the DCJS Office of Program Development and Funding GMS Help Desk at (518) 457-9787 or dcjsfunding@dcjs.ny.gov. Please be sure to include the name of the grant program and the contract number, when possible, in the subject line of the email. Thank you.

Guidance for DCJS grantees regarding electronic vouchering as of April 1, 2022

Current Funding Opportunities

Byrne State Crisis Intervention Program (SCIP)

On December 19, 2022, the Division submitted a funding application requesting New York State’s federal fiscal year (FFY) 2022 & 2023 award of $13,313,053 appropriated under the Byrne State Crisis Intervention Program (SCIP). The application generally describes the proposed program activities for the four-year grant period and the types of programs for which funding will be used.

This application is required to be made available for a 30-day period for public review and comment. The application will be available on the Division’s website, and requests for copies may be made via e-mail to: funding@dcjs.ny.gov. Requests may also be made in writing or by calling the Division offices during regular business hours. If a paper copy of the application is requested, a payment of $0.25 per page will be due to the Division in accordance with Public Officer Law § 87.

Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Program Request for Proposals Now Available

DCJS is accepting applications for $50 million in funding available through the state’s Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Program. Nonprofit, community-based organizations at risk of hate crimes or attacks because of their ideology, belief or mission may seek funding to strengthen safety and security measures.

Applications must be submitted by noon on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023.

Request for Proposals

Attachment 1: Vulnerability Assessment

Questions and Answers about the Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes RFP.