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Funding Webinars

Description

To assist potential applicants interested in applying for funding opportunities, BJA will host a Grant Applicant Education Series of webinars and solicitation-specific webinars. As webinars are announced, they will be included on this page. Additionally, when available, recordings and/or presentation files for the webinars held will also be included below.

Upcoming Webinars

Responding to the 2020 Solicitation for the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program
Date/Time: April 8, 2020, 2 p.m. ET
In this webinar, representatives from BJA and the CSG Justice Center will review the FY 2020 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program application process.
Register | View the Solicitation


Innovation in Community-Based Crime Reduction Program Solicitation Webinar
Date/Time: April 15, 2020, 3 p.m. ET
During this webinar, participants will receive an overview of the FY 2020 Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction solicitation and will have an opportunity to ask questions.
Register | View the Solicitation


FY 2020 COSSAP: Funding Opportunities for Tribes
Date/Time: April 16, 2020, 2 p.m. ET
Offered through BJA's Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP), this webinar will highlight and provide information about COSSAP funding available to tribal agencies and organizations.
Register | View the Solicitation

Previously Held Webinars

STOP School Violence Program FY 2020 Solicitation
Webinar held: April 6, 2020, 3 p.m. ET
The purpose of this webinar was to allow interested applicants to ask questions about the solicitation.
View the Solicitation


Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-based Program (COSSAP)
Webinar held: March 31, 2020, 2 p.m. ET
This webinar provided an overview of the FY 2020 COSSAP funding opportunity.
View the Solicitation


Strategies for Policing Innovation Competitive Grant Solicitation Webinar
Webinar held: March 31, 2020, 2 p.m. ET
During this webinar, the presenter provided details about BJA's FY 2020 Strategies for Policing Innovation funding opportunity and was available to answer questions.
View the Solicitation


Improving Community Supervision Outcomes Through Swift, Certain, and Fair Responses FY 2020 Solicitation
Webinar held: March 31, 2020, 1 p.m. ET
During this webinar, the Swift Certain Fair (SCF) Resource Center and BJA provided an overview of the FY 2020 SCF Responses funding opportunity for probation, parole, pretrial, and other community-supervision practitioners.
View the Solicitation


OJP FY 2020 Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking
Webinar held: March 30, 2020, 1 p.m. ET
This webinar provided details and guidance for potential applicants to the Office of Justice Programs' FY 2020 Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking solicitation.
View the Solicitation


FY 2020 Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Reducing Violent Crime by Improving Justice System Performance
Webinar held: March 26, 2020, 2 p.m. ET
During this webinar, Dr. Rachel Brushett, Senior Policy Advisor at BJA, provided an overview of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative and reviewed the 2020 solicitation guidelines.
View the Solicitation


Second Chance Act Training and Technical Assistance Solicitation
Webinar held: March 25, 2020, 2 p.m. ET
During this webinar, the SCA Training and Technical Assistance opportunity and solicitation requirements were discussed.
View the Solicitation


FY 2020 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations Program
Webinar held: March 25, 2020, 1 p.m. ET
During this webinar, the presenters discussed the purpose and goals of the funding opportunity; reviewed its eligibility requirements, and deliverables; and addressed frequently asked questions. The webinar also provided information on related work by other Department of Justice components under the Emmett Till Act.
Access the Presentation | Read the TranscriptView the Solicitation


National Community Courts Site-based and Training and Technical Assistance Initiative FY 2020 Competitive Grant Announcement
Webinar held: March 18, 2020, 1 p.m. ET
During this webinar, the presenter discussed the purpose and goals of this funding opportunity; reviewed its eligibility requirements, categories, and deliverables; and addressed frequently asked questions. A Q&A session concluded this webinar.
Access the Presentation | Read the TranscriptView the Solicitation


Adult Drug Court & Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program FY20 Competitive Grant Webinar
Webinar held: March 16, 2020, 1:30 p.m. ET
This webinar provided an overview of the FY 20 Adult Drug Court & Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program request for proposals. Greg Torain, BJA Policy Advisor, presented.
View the Solicitation


Webinar for Interested Applicants for the Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions Program
Webinar held: March 10, 2020, 1 p.m. ET
This webinar provided an overview of the FY 2020 Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions Program solicitation requirements.
Watch the RecordingView the Solicitation


FY 2020 BJA Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Solicitation Webinar: Funding Opportunity for Tribes
Webinar held: March 9, 2020, 3 p.m. ET
This webinar provided an overview of the 2020 BJA Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Grant solicitation, including grant writing tips, tribal priority considerations, and additional funding opportunities. This webinar was led by Lauren van Schilfgaarde, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Tribal Legal Development Clinic Director, UCLA School of Law and Gregory Torain, Policy Advisory, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs.
View the Solicitation


Upcoming Solicitations from the Bureau of Justice Assistance
Webinar held: January 30, 2020, 10:45 a.m. ET
During this webinar, Dr. Angela Williamson, Supervisor of National Initiatives, FBI/ViCAP Liaison, will present on criminal justice-based programs that will soon be requesting proposals. BJA programs pertaining to forensics and investigations will be highlighted in two back-to-back webinars.


STOP School Violence Solicitation
Webinar held: January 29, 2020, 1 p.m. ET
During this webinar, which is provided by BJA in partnership with the National Center for School Safety, participants will receive information about the opportunity, can learn about specific elements of the solicitation, and more.
Watch the Recording | View the Solicitation


2020 Crime Gun Intelligence Center (CGIC) Solicitation
Webinar held: January 9, 2020, 2 p.m. ET
During this webinar, BJA and the National Resource and Technical Assistance Center (NRTAC) team will provide an overview of the 2020 Crime Gun Intelligence Center Solicitation. This webinar will review eligibility, program essential elements, role and responsibilities of a CGIC, and much more. All law enforcement agency representatives and partners (research, prosecution, ATF, probation, parole, and crime lab) with an interest in crime gun intelligence are invited to attend.


Funding-related Trainings to Help Rural and Tribal Organizations
Date/time: Various
The Office of Justice Programs is sponsoring outreach sessions to educate rural and tribal organizations and agencies about how to apply for OJP funding to address public safety and victim service needs in their communities. Some of the sessions are available as webinars/online trainings.
Learn More about the Trainings


BJA Grant Applicant Education Series: Funding Opportunities for Your Community in 2020: An Overview of What's Ahead
Webinar held: December 12, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Speakers: Alissa Huntoon, Senior Policy Advisor; Rebecca Rose, Senior Policy Advisor; Andre Bethea, Policy Advisor; Alyse Altenburg, Policy Advisor
This webinar will help prospective applicants find funding opportunities that address their needs. In this webinar, attendees will learn the primary initiatives BJA plans to fund in 2020, eligibility requirements, and estimated funding amounts. A Q&A session will follow at the end of the webinar. Webinar materials:


BJA Grant Applicant Education Series: The Federal Funding Process: The First Steps to Applying, How to Prepare and Other Considerations
Webinar held: October 30, 2019, 2 p.m. ET
Speakers: Rebecca Rose, BJA Senior Policy Advisor; Gregory Torrain, BJA Policy Advisor
This webinar will explain how the OJP grant process works and focus on what applicants should understand when applying for funding. Applying for an OJP grant can be a challenging process and this webinar will educate participants on the necessary steps a first-time applicant should understand. A Q&A session will follow at the end of the webinar. Webinar materials:


Past Year Webinars

See the BJA Funding Webinar Archives page for access to information about and resource materials from FY 2019 webinars.

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