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As funding opportunities become available from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, they will be included below. Subscribe to NewsFromBJA to receive funding announcements.

Accepting Applications: Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program

The fiscal year 2023 BVP Program application period is now open. All applications must be submitted online through the BVP application system by 6:00 p.m. ET on Monday, June 26, 2023.

FY 2023 National Public Safety Partnership—Capacity Building Grant Limited Competition Grant Solicitation

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to provide state/local prosecutors and local law enforcement agencies who have participated in the National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) with funding to secure necessary resources identified in the PSP program assessments that will help reduce crime and increase public safety and trust in the criminal justice system.

FY 2023 Prison Rape Elimination Act Resource Center

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Under this solicitation, applications are requested to deliver and expand the provision of targeted training, technical assistance, information, and other support to stakeholders across the nation who are responsible for preventing, detecting, and responding to the sexual abuse and sexual harassment of persons who are confined, and achieving and maintaining compliance with the PREA standards.

FY 2023 Smart Reentry: Expanding Jail Programs and Services

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Through this opportunity, BJA seeks applications for funding to state, local, and tribal governments to enhance or implement evidence-based activities or services to improve reentry, reduce recidivism, and address the treatment and recovery needs of people who are currently or formerly involved in the criminal justice system.

FY 2023 The National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative: Training and Technical Assistance Program

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This opportunity will fund two providers to address the training and technical assistance needs of the National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) site-based grantees and to provide resources to current SAKI sites across the country working Jane and John Doe sexually motivated homicide cases.

FY 2023 Field Initiated: Encouraging Innovation

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks applications for funding to prevent and reduce crime and enhance the criminal justice system through innovative approaches that accelerate justice by identifying, defining, and responding to emerging or chronic crime problems and systemic issues.

FY 2023 Visiting Fellows Program

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to invest in current and future leaders in the criminal justice field to advance priority national policy issues and offer cross-developmental opportunities for DOJ staff and criminal justice practitioners and researchers.

FY 2023 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Prosecution Program

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This program provides funding to state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecution agencies to support activities and expenses associated with the investigation and prosecution of cold case murders involving civil rights violations.

FY 2023 Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program

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This program provides funding to conduct outreach, educate practitioners and the public, enhance victim reporting tools, and investigate and prosecute hate crimes committed on the basis of a victim’s perceived or actual race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability.

FY 2023 Reimagining Justice: Testing a New Model of Community Safety

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to fund the development and testing of new or innovative approaches to improving community safety and trust that are alternatives to traditional enforcement mechanisms for neighborhoods experiencing high rates of less serious and low level criminal offenses.

FY 2023 Second Chance Act Community-based Reentry Incubator Initiative

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Through this opportunity, BJA seeks to fund two intermediary organizations that will design and administer a competitive incubator initiative for community- and faith-based reentry providers.

FY 2023 Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)

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The goal of this program is to support state and local governments in detecting and preventing the diversion and misuse of pharmaceutically controlled substances such as opioids and other prescription drugs.

FY 2023 Virtual Reality De-escalation Site-Based Initiative

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks applications for grant funds from state, local, campus and tribal law enforcement to enhance training via the utilization of fully immersive virtual reality-based technology.

FY 2023 The Price of Justice: Rethinking the Consequences of Fines and Fees

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks applications to fund a training and technical assistance provider to work in partnership with five states, local, and/or tribal criminal justice agencies or systems to address the use of fines and fees and ensure they are being imposed in a constitutional and nondiscriminatory way.

FY 2023 John R. Justice (JRJ) Formula Grant Program

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This program provides student loan repayment assistance for local, state, and federal public defenders and local and state prosecutors who commit to extended service in those roles.

FY 2023 Transforming Prison Cultures, Climates, and Spaces

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks applications for funding to support prisons and state correctional agencies’ efforts to transform their cultures, climates, and physical spaces to create and sustain safe, humane, and effective environments for people who work, visit, and are incarcerated in them.

FY 2023 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Program

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This program seeks to increase access to evidence-based prevention and treatment, reduce overdose deaths, and support increased access to evidence-based substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services, including medication-assisted treatment, to treat incarcerated individuals.