PCCD Grants Available to Make Communities Safer 

The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency has $7 million in federal Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Funding for local governments and nonprofits to use toward system-wide enhancements, including advancing justice system reform, crime reduction, violence prevention efforts, and innovative community violence intervention strategies.  

PCCD expects to fund approximately 30 to 35 grants with budgets not to exceed $250,000 over a two-year project period. Townships are eligible to apply until March 28, 2024. Interested township officials can find more information on PCCD’s active funding announcements webpage. Questions should be sent to ra-pccd-ocjsi@pa.gov with “2024/25 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)” in the subject line. Questions are due March 12, 2024. To view the press release, click here.  

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