Boston Police Department Seeking Requests for Proposals for 2021 Shannon Grants

The Boston Police Department Seeking RFP’s for the 2021 Shannon Community Safety Initiative Grant Program:

Funded by the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, the Shannon Community Safety Initiative Grant Program incorporates the key elements of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Comprehensive Gang Model. Grant funds support regional and multi-disciplinary approaches to combat gang and youth violence through coordinated prevention and intervention, law enforcement, prosecution, and reintegration programs.

The deadline for filing a proposal is no later than 4pm on November 2nd, 2020.

Preference will be given to applications that (1) propose programs that target geographical areas with demonstrated high levels of youth violence, gang problems, and substance abuse; (2) demonstrate a commitment to neighborhood based strategies; (3) outline a comprehensive plan to work with multidisciplinary partners; and (4) provide a written commitment to match grant funds with a 25% contribution from public or private sources if the organizations are programs of the city or quasi city based organizations.

For more information and application form, please find all documents on or contact DeMon Bills in the Office of Research and Development at

Shannon CSI Grant Application – FY 2021

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Shannon Budget Sample – FY 2021

Shannon Bidders Conference – FY 2021

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