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CCPD seeking nonprofit proposals for reducing crime, violence

Posted April 2, 2018

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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 to 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 online, under Purchasing bid 18-0202.

Conferences and deadlines

Pre-proposal conferences will be at 6 p.m. April 11 and 6 p.m. April 18 at the Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex, 505 W. Felix St. The conference will help ensure applicants understand the program requirements.

The deadline to submit proposals is May 24.

To learn more, contact Jack Dale at 817-392-8357 or view a brief video to learn more about the program.

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