Grant applications now being accepted for Rural Public Safety Infrastructure Projects

DPS is seeking grant proposals from eligible applicants for funding through the Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance (EFLEA) Program to address the critical public safety infrastructure needs in rural Alaska.

The Alaska Department of Public Safety seeks proposals from eligible applicants for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, FFY 2019 Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance (EFLEA) Program.

Eligible applicants include Alaska Native organizations, Alaska Native villages, and federally recognized Indian tribes.

EFLEA grant funds are available to address the critical public safety infrastructure needs in rural Alaska for prefabricated office space and holding cell facilities and for repair and renovation of existing facilities with the goal of ensuring safe and habitable space to support law enforcement services within Alaska’s rural communities.

The total amount of EFLEA funds available is approximately $6 million.

All awards are subject to availability of appropriated funds and to any modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by law.

The request for grant proposal and application documents may be downloaded from the attachments listed below or requested from the contact person.

Complete application packets are to be submitted electronically via email to:

[email protected] or mailed to:

April Carlson, Grants Manager

Alaska Department of Public Safety

5700 East Tudor Road

Anchorage, AK 99507-1225

To be considered for funding, proposals must be received either electronically or at the physical address listed above on or before November 30, 2019.

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