Public Safety and Community Violence Reduction Grant

Public Safety and Community Violence Reduction Grant

Funds to address violent gun crime and community violence that have increased as a result of COVID-19, or to address a decrease in public sector law enforcement staffing as a result of COVID-19, using either of the following program areas:

  • Law Enforcement Staffing
  • Violent Crime Reduction Programs
  • Equipment and Technology Community
  • Violence Intervention Programs

PSCVR Grant Updates

Please be aware that there is a new Program Specialist assigned to this grant program. Updated information can be found on the OPB Program Contacts link on the right side of this page.

Award announcements for the Public Safety and Community Violence Reduction grant program were made on 6/08/23 and can be found on the OPB Awarded Grants page. Terms and Conditions agreements were sent via AdobeSign on 6/14/23. Please follow the instructions in your initial award email that instructs you to login to the SurveyMonkey Apply website to complete the Vendor Management Form and W-9 by 8/12/23. The recorded Onboarding Webinar hosted on 6/15/23 is now posted on the Webinars & Tutorials page with accompanying slides.

Please submit your Final Detail Budget Worksheet via email to [email protected] and copy your program specialist, [email protected]

Next Step: PSCVRG Post Award Checklist

On April 4, 2022, the federal government transferred from using a DUNS Number to a Unique Entity Identifier that grantees must create in In order to comply with this requirement, all grantees with the designation of subrecipient will require an active UEI (12-character, alpha-numeric code assigned by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)) to request a payment for reimbursement while all grantees with a designation of beneficiary will be required to have an EIN/TIN (employee identity number/tax identification number) to submit a payment request.

The links below will walk you through the process of award acceptance and the necessary onboarding steps. All applicants must complete the following list of items prior to submitting requests for reimbursement. Each program has a Program Specialist assigned to assist awardees with any questions or concerns throughout the process. You can find your Program Specialist by clicking on the OPB Grant Program Contacts link on the right side of this page.

Important Note: Your award will show in the GeorgiaGrants portal as awarded under My Grants once the terms and conditions is signed, the vendor form is processed (see step 3 below), and the final budget is approved.

All important documents related to this program are linked on the right side of this page - Important Documents. Below the Important Documents link you will find the Webinars and Tutorials page.


Step 1: Terms and Conditions

Step 2: Georgia Grants Access

Step 3: Vendor Management

Step 4: Final Budget