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CCPD seeking nonprofit proposals for reducing crime, violence

Posted April 7, 2017

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Would you like to help Fort Worth become the nation’s safest major city? Fort Worth, in partnership with the Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD), is seeking community-based organizations interested in applying for the Community-Based Funding Program.

Programs should meet one or more of these goals:

  • Support efforts to reduce violent crime and gang-related activities through enhanced enforcement activities and crime prevention programs.
  • Support efforts to increase the safety of residents and decrease crime throughout Fort Worth neighborhoods.
  • Support efforts to increase the safety of youth and reduce juvenile crime through crime prevention and intervention programs.

Additionally, programs must include a literacy component.

Nonprofit agencies that can address one or more of these goals are invited to apply for funding. Application forms and instructions are available.

Pre-proposal conferences will be at 6 p.m. April 19 and 6 p.m. April 26 at the Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex, 505 W. Felix St. The conference will help ensure applicants understand the program requirements.

Deadline to submit proposals is June 1.

To learn more, contact Darian Gavin at 817-392-2057.

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