Grants and Community Services Division

The Grants and Community Services Division of the Michigan State Police is responsible for administering federal criminal justice grants in the state of Michigan, including the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne JAG) and the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners (RSAT) Grant.The Division is also involved in various other criminal justice related initiatives and efforts throughout the state of Michigan.

School Safety Grant Awards NEW!
Award information is now available on the above link. Application for the School Safety Program closed on January 9, 2015, at 12 noon (EST).
ADM-224A-Program Status Report
ADM-224B-Financial Status Report

Auto Theft Prevention Authority
Michigan Automobile Theft Prevention Authority assesses the scope of the problem of automobile theft, analyzes various methods of combating the problem, establishes a plan for providing financial support to combat automobile theft and grants funds for theft prevention teams.

Prevention Services
Michigan State Police (MSP) Community Service Troopers (CSTs) are assigned to regions across the state to focus on community outreach to help strengthen communities. They serve citizens in a range of ways, including mentoring youth, working with seniors, educating citizens on emerging crime trends and focusing on community service and training. 

Smart Policing Initiative
Visit the Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) Web site for innovative and evidence-based law enforcement resources.

Byrne JAG & RSAT Grant Previous Awards
View the listing of grants awarded to Michigan criminal justice agencies for 2012, 2013, and 2014.

FY 2016 Byrne JAG & RSAT Grant Application and General Information NEW!
Applications for FY 2016 Byrne JAG and RSAT open on June 29, 2015, at 12 p.m. (EST) and close on July 31, 2015 at 12 p.m. (EST).

The Michigan State Police will be submitting the state Byrne Justice Assistance Grant application to the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance.  Per federal requirements, comments regarding this application are accepted for a 30-day period, beginning July 2, 2015, and ending August 1, 2015.  Click here to review the application.

Please submit all comments to Ms. Nancy Becker Bennett, Division Director, Grants and Community Services Division, at

2015 Asset Forfeiture Reporting Form & Frequently Asked Questions
View the reporting form, instructions and frequently asked questions.

Grants and Community Services Division Reports
View Asset Forfeiture Reports and the current Byrne JAG Strategic Plan.

Narcotics Task Forces
View map and contact information.

Light Up the City Initiative
The 'Light Up the City' initiative is a community outreach action plan working toward crime prevention through community participation.

Have questions or comments? Contact the Grants and Community Services Division.