You were asked to recommend specific cuts to the Indianapolis, Indiana’s Police department budget, but many public departments actively pursue grants to fund some aspects of their service delivery. The need for this might have greater salience when tax revenue streams are reduced. Identify specific grants that might be sought to fill the newly created need.
Analyze the potential costs and benefits of seeking grant funding to support Indianapolis Police operations in both the short and the long term.
Identify a specific grant that might be used to fill all or some of the budget gap created by the budget cuts proposed to the Indianapolis Police budget.
Identify the purpose of the identified grant, analyzing how your identified budget needs (function or target audience) are aligned with the purpose of the identified grant.
Evaluate how the grant, if fully funded, would fill the budget gap created by the proposed budget cuts identified to the Indianapolis Police Department in a partial or complete manner.