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DHS Releases Fiscal Year 2020 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity

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DHS Releases Fiscal Year 2020 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Monday released a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the FY20 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention (TVTP) Grant Program. Congress provided $10 million in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2020 (P.L. 116-93) for this grant program in December. DHS has designed the program to implement the objectives of Goal 3 of its Strategic Framework to Counter Terrorism and Targeted Violence:
Strengthen societal resistance against the drivers of violent extremism and ensure broad awareness of the threat of terrorism and targeted violence.
  • Counter terrorists and violent extremists’ influence online.
  • Develop prevention frameworks with SLTT partners to enhance their ability to identify and respond to individuals at risk of mobilizing to violence.
  • Develop and implement recidivism reduction programming to address individuals convicted of crimes related to terrorism and targeted violence.

Read more: https://www.hstoday.us/subject-matter-areas/counterterrorism/dhs-releases-fiscal-year-2020-targeted-violence-and-terrorism-prevention-grant-program-notice-of-funding-opportunity/