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Press Release

Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Announcement

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced the availability of approximately $133,879 in Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) funds for the Eastern District of Louisiana.  The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), and Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding under the Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program, also known as Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN).  PSN furthers the Department’s mission and violent crime strategy by providing support to state, local and tribal efforts to reduce violent crime, which includes, firearm crimes and criminal gang violence.

Applicants must register in the OJP Grants Management System (GMS) prior to submitting an application.  The GMS website is  All registrations and applications are due by 11:59 pm EST on July 19, 2018.

The FY 2018 PSN Grant Announcement, OMB No. 1121-0329, can be referenced at Please visit for more information on the PSN solicitation.

Updated June 27, 2018