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COMBAT Law Enforcement School Based Funding

Grants to Jackson County, Missouri Nonprofit Organizations
for School-Based Anti-Drug and Anti-Violence Programs

Agency Type:

Local

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Jackson County COMBAT (Community Backed Anti-Drug/Anti-Crime/Anti-Violence Tax)

Deadline Date:

10/31/19 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Jackson County, Missouri nonprofit organizations for school-based anti-drug and anti-violence programs. Funding is intended to support the delivery of Trauma-Informed Care and Trauma-Sensitive services to Jackson County residents. Eligible prevention programs must be developed in cooperation and collaboration with the school district.

This year Law Enforcement has the opportunity to establish new innovated anti-drug and anti-violence prevention programs within the schools other than DARE. The requirements are that the program must be either evidence-based or research-based. The prevention programs must be developed in cooperation and collaboration with the school district. Please use this opportunity to broaden your scope of services.

COMBAT requires proposals that are submitted to be evidence-based or researched-based, that is, replicating or based on approaches that have been evaluated to be effective.  Applicants must provide thorough evidence that their proposed strategies are based on evaluated approaches, with citations showing effectiveness.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 186854

Term of Contract:

COMBAT funding is allocated annually and there is no guarantee that your agency will be funded for next year’s funding cycle.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

COMBAT Requirements:
1. Any organization requesting COMBAT funding must have an office in Jackson County and provide services to Jackson County residents in Jackson County.
2. Applicant organizations must provide a copy of a letter from the Internal Revenue Service indicating current 501.c.3 tax-exempt status.
3. An applying agency must be in existence for more than two years.
4. Applicant organizations must provide proof of current Good Standing with the Missouri Secretary of State.
5. Applicant organizations must provide a copy of a certified final audit (within the past two fiscal years).
6. Applicant organizations must provide a copy of a current IRS form 990 (within past two years) or extension letter.
7. COMBAT funding is provided on a reimbursement basis, available upon submission of receipts and proof of payment at the end of each month.
8. COMBAT funds cannot be used for capital purchases.
9. All persons implementing COMBAT funded programming must have training in Trauma-Informed Care.
10. With very few exceptions that must be justified by clear evidence of large scale impact and effectiveness in preventing or reducing substance abuse or violence, programs that have been funded by COMBAT for more than five (5) years will not be funded without inclusion of new/updated/enhanced strategies that reflect the most current best practices. Long-standing programs must justify continued use of strategies that have been used for many years, and prove that the contribution of these programs to reducing societal substance abuse and violence is actually worth their continuation.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is 4:00 PM on Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

All applications must be submitted via e-mail to combat@jacksongov.org.

Applications submitted by others means (mail, hand delivery, etc.) will not be considered.

Jackson County COMBAT
415 E 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816-881-1400
Fax: 816-881-1416

Questions about funding applications can be directed to COMBAT Program Manager Tammie Jordan at (816) 881-1413 or tjordan@jacksongov.org.

Questions about compliance/non-compliance issues can be directed to COMBAT Deputy Director Dawna J. Shumate at (816) 881-3510 or dshumate@jacksongov.org.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Missouri: Jackson County