The Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation employs a tailored, integrated approach
to support communities as they respond to emerging defense activities. Technical expertise is
combined with grant assistance to develop site-specific responses that benefit both
civilian and Department of Defense interests.
To learn more about each program and eligibility requirements, see below.
Community Noise Mitigation Program
The Community Noise Mitigation Program is designed to address communities impacted by military fixed wing aviation noise for the purposes of installing noise mitigation at covered facilities.
Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot Program
The Defense Community Infrastructure Pilot (DCIP) Program is designed to address deficiencies in community infrastructure, supportive of a military installation, in order to enhance military value, installation resilience, and military family quality of life.
Defense Manufacturing Community Support
Defense Manufacturing Community Support (DMCSP) is designed to support long-term community investments that strengthen national security innovation and expand the capabilities of the defense manufacturing industrial ecosystem.
Diversification and Modernization
Defense Diversification program activities enable states, territories, and communities to engage the regional ecosystem of companies and workers presently supporting our nation’s defense to create strategies and programs to strengthen regional competitiveness and responsiveness to future national security needs through training, retooling, and other initiatives.
The Installation Resilience program of assistance is designed to provide technical and financial assistance to States and local governments to analyze and implement actions necessary to foster, protect, and enhance installation resilience. The program enables States and local governments to assist installations to optimize their mission, sustain their installation, and enhance the long-term readiness and military value of the power projection platform.
Intergovernmental & Stakeholder Engagement
The Intergovernmental and Stakeholder Engagement office leverages, integrates, and amplifies the goals and activities of all program activities to ensure defense priorities benefit from the synergy created by a diverse and crosscutting set of stakeholders.
Department of Defense force modernization, whether through the Base Realignment and Closure process or other actions, can have negative impacts on state and local economies. The Mission Realignment program of assistance enables state and local governments to anticipate and respond to these changes.
Public Schools on Military Installations
Public Schools on Military Installations program activities are designed to ensure that the children of service members are taught in environments that are safe, secure, conducive to learning, and are aligned with the local standard for other schools within that region.
Program Resource Documents
Listed below are links for additional resources and documents.