Grants to USA law enforcement departments, tribal agencies, and government agencies in rural regions for camera equipment. Applicants must submit a preliminary form prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended for the lease or purchase of body worn-cameras and may include expenses reasonably related to a comprehensive BWC program. Funds can be used to support pilot BWC programs, establish new BWC implementation, or expand existing programs.
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)
Additional Eligibility Criteria
The SRT BWC program provides funds for body-worn cameras to:
1) any law enforcement department with 50 or fewer full-time sworn personnel;
2) rural agencies (those agencies within non-urban or non-metro counties); and
3) federally-recognized tribal agencies.
The new microgrant program application kit is now available.
The submission deadline is on 02/17/23. There is a two-step registration process.
A one-to-one match is required and can be an “in-kind” match.
Grant awards will be made in 2023. Please do not purchase your cameras in 2022.