Peace Officer Behavioral Health Support and Community Partnership Grant Program

The Peace Officers Behavioral Health Support and Community Partnerships grant program is available for law enforcement agencies, peace officer organizations, and public safety agencies for purposes listed below.


Behavioral health or community-based social services providers are eligible to apply in partnerships with law enforcement or public safety agencies for the purposes of co-responder community responses and community-based alternative responses.

  • Co-responder community responses;
  • Community-based alternative responses;
  • Counseling services for peace officers and their immediate family members;
  • Assistance for development and implementation of policies to support peace officers who are involved in shootings or fatal use of force;
  • Training and education programs that teach peace officers and their immediate family members the symptoms of job-related mental trauma and how to prevent and treat such trauma;
  • Peer support programs for peace officers.
  • Hiring, contracting, or developing a remote network to provide behavioral health counseling, therapy or other related support services to peace officers involved in job-related traumatic situations.

New Funding Available 

$1.8 million - Fiscal Year 2023-2024  
Grant period through June 2026


Who Should Apply

Law enforcement agencies, peace officer organizations, public safety agencies within the State of Colorado.

The Application Process 

Application Timeline

  • Application opens: December 13, 2023
  • Application closes:  January 19, 2024
  • Anticipated award notice: March 31, 2024

The grant program accepts funding requests until the end of the application period and program funds will be awarded until all funds have been exhausted.

Apply and Manage Grant

Funding Decisions

Fiscal Year 2023 Final Funding Decisions

Forms and Resources


Contact Information

Initial Interest

Direct inquiries regarding initial program interest to your Program Manager. 

Program Contact

Ella Bowman
Grant Program Manager
(303) 864-7896


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