Gang & Crime Prevention Programs & RFP

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The mission of the Benton County Gang & Crime Prevention Initiative (BCGCP Initiative) is to improve the quality of life for the residents of Benton County by reducing the incidence of gang-related and other crime in Benton County. This Initiative will achieve its mission by providing resources to support the program efforts of third-party partners that have the reduction of gang-related and other criminal activity as a primary goal.

Resources to be provided will primarily be in the form of financial support through opportunities for in-kind, data-sharing, expertise, technical assistance, or administrative support resources to be considered if appropriate and allowed by law.

Program Participation Eligibility
The Benton County Gang & Crime Prevention Initiative is open to the following applicants only during designated RFP process or as requested by the Board of County Commissioners:
  • Non-profit corporations or other entities registered as tax exempt with the IRS
  • Programs must have gang-related and other crime prevention as a central goal and must used an evidence-based approach to this goal (including specific, measurable, meaningful, and community-significant performance measures).
  • Maximum contract period: 2 years
  • Programs proposed must be new or expand preexisting services/programs by at least 125%

There is currently no RFP open for the Benton County Gang & Crime Prevention Initiative. 


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