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 2021 are:
    • February 10
    • April 14
    • July 14
    • October 13
    • November 10
    • December 8

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.




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