1. Two weeks prior to a scheduled board meeting, the Organization should submit
    • CIPF Grant Application
    • Details and timing for use of funds
  2. The board will consider proposals up to $10,000 with most grants falling between $1,000 and $5,000.
    • Requests that align with the CIPF mission and are $1,000 or less can be approved by the Executive Director, without board approval, up to an annual limit of $5,000 (cumulative).
    • Requests over $1,000 will be reviewed by the Grants Committee and recommended to the Board of Directors.
    • The Board of Directors will vote on that recommendation during the regularly scheduled board meeting.
      • If there is an urgent request, it may be approved by the Executive Committee.
  3. Primary focuses for consideration will be given to “Behind the Line” activities which promote positive community-law enforcement relationships.  Also we will consider grants for equipment (InVEST in Blue Fund) when the department does not provide these items.
  4. The Foundation will not consider grants for international activities, academic research, sectarian purposes, or programs that promote religious doctrine or political campaigns.
  5. Board meeting dates for 2024 are:
  • Wednesday, January 17th
  • Wednesday, March 13th
  • Wednesday, May 8th
  • Wednesday, July 17th
  • Wednesday, September 11th
  • Wednesday, November 13th
  • Wednesday, December 11th
Grant Application

Grant Application

Submit this signed grant application with narrative and attachments at least two weeks prior to CIPF Board Meeting. A cover letter is not required.

By signing above, I certify that the information contained in this report is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

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