Grants Topics

Law, Justice, Legal Services

Department of Public Safety - Justice and Community Grants Program
Public Safety, Department of  
The Justice and Community Grants unit of OJP serves as a catalyst for statewide approaches to reducing and preventing crime, violence and drug abuse through identifying causes, recommending policies and coordinating statewide and community strategies. We assist state and local governments, public and nonprofit agencies, community organizations and the legislature. We promote healthy communities by bringing together diverse groups, facilitating the exchange of ideas and by providing funds to test promising initiatives.

Department of Public Safety - Crime Victim Grants Program
Public Safety, Department of  
The Office of Justice Programs, Crime Victim Grants Unit (CVGU), distributes approximately $32 million in state and federal funds to nearly 150 agencies throughout Minnesota to provide direct advocacy services to victims of crime. Depending on the type of program services an agency is funded to provide, services may include crisis intervention, advocacy, group support, legal advocacy, transportation, shelter, accompaniment to appointments or court, assistance in seeking financial assistance or civil protection orders, and information and referral to other resources.

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