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FY2020 Paul Coverdell Forensic Improvement Grants Program-Formula

Award Information

Award #
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $264,698)

<p>This program seeks to improve forensic science and medical examiner/coroner services, including services provided by laboratories operated by States and units of local government. Among other things, funds may be used to eliminate a backlog in the analysis of forensic evidence and to train and employ forensic laboratory personnel, as needed, to eliminate such a backlog. The Coverdell Act requires that 85 percent of the total program funds be awarded to states through State Administering Agencies (SAAs). These formula awards are based on the state&#39;s population and made to all eligible SAAs that apply. This solicitation will fund formula awards only.</p>

Date Created: October 22, 2020