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Leadership and Service to Achieve Safer Communities

Learn about the Bureau of Justice Assistance

Nominations Being Accepted

BJA is now accepting nominations for the 2019-2020 Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor, the highest national award for valor by a public safety officer. Eligibility is limited to incidents that took place between June 1, 2019, and May 31, 2020. Submit a nomination by July 31, 2020.

Awards Announced

Approximately $850 million is available through the CESF program to help public safety agencies address the COVID-19 pandemic. Successful applicants will be funded on a rolling basis as applications are received. To date, 1,233 awards have been made through the CESF program, totaling more than $723 million.

Current Opportunities

BJA is currently seeking applications for funding through several different programs. View the opportunities for information about eligibility, program objectives and deliverables, how to apply, and more.

Learn about the JAG Program

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

Coronavirus Information

Access the Funding Resource Center on the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) website to find announcements and updates regarding the impact of COVID-19 on OJP grantees.

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.