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The next deadline to submit your application for the Neighborhood Crime Prevention Grant will be on November 15, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

What is Neighborhood Watch?
Neighborhood Watch is an organized group of citizens devoted to crime and vandalism prevention within a neighborhood. Establish a Neighborhood Group through your local precinct.


Our Goal To promote crime prevention projects, encourage forming a neighborhood watch group, support existing groups and build safer, crime free communities by providing resources, direction, guidance, and grant funds to assist neighborhoods with their crime prevention efforts.


Our Mission: The Memphis Area Neighborhood Watch office works to bring the entire neighborhood together to help fight crime. Partnerships are built between our office, other City Divisions, neighborhood groups, faith-based organizations, and community agencies.

  • Provide technical assistance for applying for the Neighborhood Crime Prevention Grant.
  • Aid in the development of a crime prevention neighborhood project, program and/or event.
  • Provide guidance in submitting an application for the Neighborhood Crime Prevention Grant.
  • Ensure successful completion of crime prevention projects funded by the NCPG.
  • Connect new neighborhood watch groups with local precincts

Neighborhood Crime Prevention Grant


Be an active neighborhood group, Homeowners Association or Faith Based Organization; Register with your local MPD Station Coordinator and submit an updated letter from law enforcement verifying the required meetings and partnership with your local precinct.

  • Attend one of our mandatory Neighborhood Crime Prevention Grant workshops (This is a workshop that explains the application process)
  • Be a permanent resident of the City of Memphis.
  • Turn in the MANW Group Registration form with your grant application.
  • Have a valid checking account, preferably in the group’s name.
  • Submit the completed NCPG application by the deadline date and time.

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