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Corrections Grants

Corrections Grants is a resource for correctional leaders, offering information on grants that can be used to fund projects, product purchases and programs to improve correctional facility security, operational efficiency and inmate rehabilitation.

Prioritize first responder safety and wellness with grants to support initiatives for mental health, resilience and physical fitness
The expansion will allow about 200 incarcerated students to participate each year, increase class offerings from two to eight and strengthen the Prison Education Ambassador Program for Morehouse students
“Heroes work at the New York City Department of Correction, but the truth is, heroes need help, too,” Commissioner Lynelle Maginley-Liddie said
The $498,500 grant will be used toward re-entry services and initiatives; these programs target underlying systems that cause criminal behavior which can have an impact on recidivism rates
The Greene County sheriff said the new facility will help address needs for mental health services and better equip inmates to reenter society
One program is aimed at assessing the efficacy of long-lasting injectable opioid agonists in the ongoing treatment of inmates diagnosed with opioid use disorders
“BIG HOUSE” is the 11th seasoning created by the Smokin’ Bros, who donate a portion of all sales to the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation
Employees came together to supply children, some of inmates, with the supplies they need for a successful school year
Foundation dedicated to breaking the cycle of incarceration offers funding for programs working to expand opportunities for at-risk youth and their communities
The American Rescue Plan funds allocation will provide every CO with a panic button-equipped portable radio
A majority of first responder agencies lack necessary funds for purchasing equipment and technology
Learn practical information like where to look for grants, how to create a strong application and best practices when writing your case
Best practices for a successful grant application
The fund supports the Michigan Department of Corrections’ requirement that officers earn 15 college credits within 24 months of employment
Folsom State Prison inmates purchased 3,822 boxes of Girl Scout cookies
A federal grant worth $1 million in conjunction with Iron County’s $1 million investment will help fund renovation of the jail, which dates back to 1867
The grant, which is half of the project, will fund emergency call boxes, improve security cameras and add new fencing mesh
Funding for the Inside-Out training program will cover costs for one year
Training sessions in VR teach inmates coping skills before they’re released
Schuylkill County Prison requests $160K for 42 additional wireless access points, switches and cables to improve communication between iPads used by COs
Pathways to Wellness aims to create or expand facilities aimed at treating mental health issues, substance use disorders and trauma
Lancaster Community Corrections expanded the reentry program which includes therapy, substance-abuse treatment, and learning life skills with a $2M federal grant
12 to 14 new cells will be used to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other infections, or for any other medical reason requiring an inmate to be isolated
The interactive dashboard provides daily updates and summary information about the current inmate population
When and where to watch the First Responder Bowl, plus a brief history of this unique event
The detention center has long been criticized for its outdated facilities that some argue border on dangerous
The equipment allows 360-degree views of an imaginary world in two or three dimensions for shared adventures between kids and incarcerated parents