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CLOSED: November 30, 2021

The Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Program is designed to create and foster safer neighborhoods by funding efforts to address criminal gangs and felonious possession and use of firearms. The success of the program requires coordination, cooperation, and partnership between state, local, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies.

The U.S. Attorney's Office (USAO) Middle District of Florida has identified the following Targeted Enforcement Areas (TEAs) for the Federal Fiscal Year 2020 funding to reduce the rate of aggravated batteries, robberies, homicides, violent crimes, firearms cases, and murders:

  • City of Jacksonville 
  • City of Tampa 
  • City of Fort Myers 

Eligible applicants are limited to:  (1) entities who are located within a county identified Appendix A of the solicitation; entities who are proposing activities that will occur in the targeted enforcement areas (TEAs) identified in the solicitation; or (3) a research partner proposing collection and analysis of data in identified areas.
Eligible applicants must use at least 30% of their funding to support gang task forces in regions experiencing a significant or increased presence of criminal or transnational organizations engaging in high levels of violent crime, firearm offenses, human trafficking, and drug trafficking.  

Eligibility criteria for this program is further defined in the subgrant solicitation below.


Project Period
Subawards will be approved for a 12 to 24 month project period beginning October 1, 2021. The final project period will be determined by the selection committee.

Application Submission
Applicants interested in applying for funding must complete the following steps:

  • Review the subaward solicitation in its entirety.
  • Complete the Application Narrative Questionnaire.
  • Complete the subgrant Budget Detail Worksheet.
  • Ensure the applicant entity's registration is active.
Once complete, the applicant should email the Application Narrative Questionnaire and Budget Detail Worksheet to no later than 11:59 P.M. on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.

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