Saturday, February 11, 2012

MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Awards Program

MetLife Foundation and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) are partnering for the eleventh year to recognize, sustain and share the work of innovative partnerships between community groups and police to promote neighborhood safety and revitalization.

Download the application:

The submission deadline for 2012 applications is March 11, 2012 (11:59 p.m. EST)

Awardees will receive monetary grants ranging from $15,000 to $30,000.

Case studies about award-winning partnerships will be disseminated throughout the community development and law enforcement industries.
Cash grants will be awarded in the following two categories:
Neighborhood Revitalization Awards (Five at $20,000-30,000): These awards celebrate exemplary collaboration between community groups and police that yields crime reduction as well as economic development outcomes, such as real estate development, business attraction and job growth.
Special Strategy Awards (Five at $15,000): Community and police partners who have achieved significant accomplishments in one of the following areas will receive awards:
  • Applied Technology
  • Aesthetics and Greenspace Improvement
  • Diversity Inclusion & Integration
  • Drug Market Disruption
  • Gang Prevention & Youth Safety
  • Seniors & Safety

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