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CLOSED: November 30, 2021

Overview
The Identity Theft and Fraud Grant Program, created under Section 943.0412, Florida Statutes, provides funding to support local law enforcement agencies with the investigation of personal identification information theft and fraud. Funds under this program may be used for: overtime hours for officers, equipment or supplies required for investigative purposes, procurement contracts, and travel and/or training related to identity theft and fraud.

Special Preference
Special consideration will be provided to local law enforcement agencies proposing to use grant funds to address theft and fraud in vulnerable populations, as defined in Section 415.102(48), Florida Statutes, or minor children. Additional preference may be givin to agencies that do not currently have a unit designated to address Identity Theft and Fraud cases.

Eligibility
This program is open to local law enforcement agencies in the State of Florida.

Awards
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) anticipates issuing approximately 15 awards, not to exceed $10,000 each.

Project Period
Awards will be for a 6-month period beginning January 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2022.

How to Apply
Applications for this solicitation will be collected and scored through OCJG's new grant management system, Amplifund. To begin the application process, click the link below:

https://www.gotomygrants.com/Public/Opportunities/Details/5647993b-b791-4ee5-acdf-18d8a9d39f07

For an instructional video of how to create an account and apply in the Amplifund Application Portal, please visit:

https://streamlinksoftware.wistia.com/medias/09d9gu3pxw

Note: This applicant training session does not cover the details of the IDTF program, but the registration steps and application basics are identical.