Advice for COPS School Violence Prevention Program Grant Applications

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Dr. Judy Riffle provides tips on the five main sections in the COPS School Violence Prevention Program request for applications.

“Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding,” according to Brian Greene, physicist. This rings true when researching and writing most federal grants. The following tips can help guide you through the SVVP grant process and lead you to writing an award-winning grant.

As with any grant preparation, always review and read the grant request for applications (RFA). The SVPP Grant is chunked into five main parts: 1) School Safety Planning Efforts; 2) Funding Request and Integration; 3) Management and Implementation Plan; 4) Sustainability Plan and 5) Budget Description.

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