Countering Violent Extremism

Agency NameDepartment of Homeland Security
Funding Amount$12,800,000.00
Bureau Name Science and Technology
Funding Mechanism Contract
New? No
Funding Mechanism Contract

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Five Year
Recipients May include but not limited to: Academia/Centers of Excellence, Industry (Small Business Innovation Research), Department of Energy National Labs, and Federal Funded Research and Development Centers.
Program Description Acts of violence can pose a significant impact to American lives and Federal, State, local, and Tribal governments. This Program aims to conduct evidence-based research to meet the policy, operational, and public needs to improve effectiveness of public safety and violence prevention efforts implemented by Federal, State, territorial, Tribal, local, and non-governmental stakeholders.
Eligible Uses Public safety and violence prevention to evaluate "�soft target"� security, including countering improvised explosive device events and protection of U.S. critical infrastructure.