How to apply...
Application forms are available annually for down load from the G.R.E.A.T. Program web site (www.atf.treas.gov/great/great.htm) or will be mailed upon request. Application forms may be obtained by contacting the G.R.E.A.T. Program Branch at 1-800-726-8080. Application for financial assistance shall be made on ATF Form 6410.1 Gang Resistance Education and Training Funding Application, OMB #1512-0548.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Applicants are notified by mail 30 to 60 days after the beginning of each Federal fiscal year. Following notification, a cooperative agreement packet or a grant packet with additional paperwork will be mailed to the recipients of the awards. The cooperative agreements and the grants take effect during the month of January in the new fiscal year.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.