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Leadership and Service to Achieve Safer Communities

Learn about the Bureau of Justice Assistance

Accepting Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor for those who have exhibited extraordinary courage above and beyond the call of duty. Submit your nomination by 11:59 p.m. ET, on July 31, 2021.

FY 2021 Opportunities

Learn about fiscal year 2021 funding available from the Bureau of Justice Assistance. See the individual solicitations for opportunity details, eligibility, and directions on how to apply.

Apply to Participate

The Department of Justice is currently accepting applications for the National Public Safety Partnership. Interested sites must apply by 11:59 p.m. ET, on July 2, 2021.

Law Enforcement Officer Safety and Wellness

BJA recognizes the important and often-times dangerous work that our nation's law enforcement officers do on a daily basis.

Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program

The leading source of federal justice funding to state and local jurisdictions, JAG provides states, tribes, and local governments with critical funding to support a range of program areas.

Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI)

The goal of the SAKI program is to address the growing number of unsubmitted sexual assault kits in law enforcement custody, and to help provide resolution for victims when possible.

Responding to COVID-19


  • Approximately $850 million was available through the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) program. View CESF award details.
  • Access the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) site for announcements and updates regarding the impact of COVID-19 on OJP grantees.
  • Criminals are attempting to exploit COVID-19 through a variety of scams. Stay informed about common fraud schemes.
Find Funding and Awards

Find Funding and Awards

Discover available funding opportunities, access awards, learn about funding webinars, and more.
Access Resources

Access Resources

Find publications and multimedia resources produced or sponsored by BJA.
Learn about Programs

Learn about Programs

Learn about the different programs that BJA supports.
Participate in Events

Participate in Events

Learn about upcoming conferences, trainings, and webinars.