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Learn more about grant opportunities available through the Brazos Valley Council of Governments Public Safety and Planning Program.

Grant Opportunities


BVCOG Request for Application

The Criminal Justice Advisory Committee (CJAC) and Homeland Security Advisory Committee (HSAC) score and rank regional applications for the Office of the Governor. The BVCOG Request for Application outlines the available funding opportunities, timeline for the application process and local policies and procedures.

BVCOG Request for Application / Policy and Procedures


Guidance Documents


Grants Awarded for FY 2019 Funding

The following is a list of the grants awarded through the Criminal Justice Division of the Governor's Office for the FY 2019 funding cycle.


Victims of Crime Act Fund

Provides funding for services for victims including responding to the emotional and physical needs of crime victims; assisting victims in stabilizing their lives after victimization; assisting victims to understand and participate in the criminal justice system, and providing victims with safety and security.

FY 2019 Grantees:

Sexual Assault Resource Center

Project: Sexual Assault Victims Assistance; $323,001 (1-year grant)

Twin City Mission Inc

Project: Project Safe;  $282,033.30 (1-year grant)

Robertson County Juvenile Probation

Project: Diversion and Family Preservation Services; $41,200 (1-year grant)

Grimes County

Project: Victim Services Community Action Project; $317,095.76 (2-year grant)

Leon County Domestic Violence Advocates

Project: Leon County Community Helping Community; $499,973.56 (2-year grant)

Brazos County

Project: Victim Assistance Coordinator; $86,000 (2-year grant)

VAWA

Violence Against Women Act Fund

Provides assistance in developing and implementing effective victim-centered law enforcement, prosecution, and court strategies to address violent crimes against women. VAWA also funds the development and enhancement of victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women

FY 2019 Grantees:

Brazos County

Project: Crimes Against Women Prosecution Unit; $145,000

Sexual Assault Resource Center

Project:  Mobilizing Sexual Assault Response Teams; $59,571

Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program

These funds provide nonprofit organizations and state and local applicants with funds for a wide range of prevention, diversion, information sharing, victims services, training, and other projects designed to reduce crime and improve the criminal justice system.

FY 2019 Grantees:

Grimes County

Project: In-Car Video Grant; $61,740

City of Bryan

Project: City of Bryan De-Escalation/Reality-Based Training Equipment; $24,385

Texas A&M University

Project: Tru Narc Machine; $22,395

Bryan ISD

Project: Justice Assistance Grant: Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Intervention; $52,108

Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention  JJDP

CJD awards these funds to nonprofit organizations and state and local applicants to provide training, prevention, intervention, education and alternatives for Texas youths.

FY 2019 Grantees:

Brazos Valley Council of Governments

Project: Juvenile Justice Alternatives; $30,000

Bryan ISD

Project:  Youth Drug and Alcohol Prevention; $31,932 (Project funded with Truancy Prevention Funds)


Grants Awarded for FY 2018 Funding

The following is a list of the grants awarded through the Criminal Justice Division of the Governor's Office for the FY 2018 funding cycle.


Victims of Crime Act Fund

Provides funding for services for victims including responding to the emotional and physical needs of crime victims; assisting victims in stabilizing their lives after victimization; assisting victims to understand and participate in the criminal justice system, and providing victims with safety and security.

FY 2018 Grantees:

Sexual Assault Resource Center

Project: Sexual Assault Victims Assistance;  $268,031 (2-year grant)

Twin City Mission Inc

Project: Project Safe;  $246,806.55 (2-year grant)

Robertson County Juvenile Probation

Project: Diversion and Family Preservation Services;  $41,200

Focusing Families

Project: Victim Advocacy and Assistance Program; $174,065

Leon County Domestic Violence Advocates

Project: Leon County – Community Helping Community; $209,396.80

VAWA

Violence Against Women Act Fund

Provides assistance in developing and implementing effective victim-centered law enforcement, prosecution, and court strategies to address violent crimes against women. VAWA also funds the development and enhancement of victim services in cases involving violent crimes against women.

FY 2018 Grantees:

Brazos County

Project: Crimes Against Women Prosecution Unit; $145,000

Sexual Assault Resource Center

Project:  Mobilizing Sexual Assault Response Teams; $50,750

Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program

These funds provide nonprofit organizations and state and local applicants with funds for a wide range of prevention, diversion, information sharing, victims services, training, and other projects designed to reduce crime and improve the criminal justice system.

FY 2018 Grantees:

Texas A&M University

Project: Mobile Field Force Gas Masks; $27923.50

Washington County

Project: Active Shooter Incident Equipment; $49,145.41

Bryan ISD

Project: Justice Assistance Grant: Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Intervention; $52,916

Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

JJDP

CJD awards these funds to nonprofit organizations and state and local applicants to provide training, prevention, intervention, education and alternatives for Texas youths.

FY 2018 Grantees:

Brazos Valley Council of Governments

Project: Juvenile Justice Alternatives; $30,000

Bryan ISD

Project:  Youth Drug and Alcohol Prevention; $34,513

For questions on grant funding opportunities or for further information on the department you may contact:

Rebecca Hill

Senior Public Safety Planner

(979) 595-2800 ext. 2041
rebecca.hill@bvcog.org

Brazos Valley Council of Governments

      

 

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