Funding Opportunity – New Grant Announcement

2011-2012 School Safe Haven Grant Program

Grant: The Safe Haven Grant priorities for funding will be Evidence Based Prevention Programs and School Resource Officer Programs, certified through the National Association of School Resource Officers. This grant is intended to supplement funding for programs in the school districts. The goals of the Grant are:

1.)    To afford students and staff opportunities to develop the skills and strategies necessary to prevent violent and potentially violent situations.

2.)    To enable schools to identify and acquire the programs and resources necessary to apply research-based models and proven practices for curriculum, policies, procedures and instruction.

3.)    To assist schools in creating a physical environment that promotes the safety and well-being of students and staff within the school campus.

Funder: Indiana Criminal Justice Institute

Eligibility: Indiana Public School Corporations

Amount: $900,000

Contact: If you have questions, comments, or concerns regarding the grant application or grant approval process, please contact Stephanie Edwards at

Deadline: June 17, 2011.

Mandatory: Anyone wishing to apply for Indiana Safe Haven funds must participate in one of the mandatory Safe Haven conference calls. The dates for the conference calls are June 1 from 2:30pm-3:30pm or June 2 from 11:30am-12:30pm. The conference call number for both days will be 317-233-4990. Failure to participate in one of the mandatory conference calls will result in an automatic disqualification of the grant proposal.

For applicant information and guidelines click here You will also find important grant documents and resources.


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