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2016 Community-Police Partnership Awards

Sponsored by:   MetLife Foundation


Sunday, April 17, 2016 (by 11:59 p.m. EST)

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  • Winning partnerships receive monetary awards ranging from $15,000 to $20,000 and their work will be promoted to a wide audience of practitioners, policymakers, and academics. 
  • The 2016 awards are offering nine categories, each emphasizing different models of community-police collaboration (category descriptions are available on page 2-3 of the application instructions).   

Award Categories:

Neighborhood Revitalization
& Economic Vitality
Diversity Inclusion Health & Wellness
Blight Reduction Drug Market Disruption School-Based Programs
Civic Engagement Gang Prevention & Youth Safety Senior Engagement


Since 2002, the MetLife Foundation and LISC Safety have partnered to recognize, sustain and share the work of innovative partnerships between community groups and police to promote neighborhood safety and revitalization. Through the MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership Awards, MetLife Foundation and LISC identify and honor partnerships that exhibit tangible accomplishments in their efforts to advance the process, outcome, and evaluation of potent police-community collaborations.  


Eligible applicants must be member organizations of partnerships that include, but need not be limited to, community organizations and police.  For questions or for those interested in being notified of future funding opportunities, please email us at


Please click on the years below to learn more about our past award winners.  

You may also navigate through this resource center by area or issue of interest 
where you will find each of the cases relevant to their specific categories.  


2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006
2005 2004 2003 2002