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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.

FY 2022 Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration Initiative

Closing Date
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The purpose of this initiative is to support local and tribal jurisdictions’ capacity to work with their Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives partners to utilize intelligence, technology, and community engagement to swiftly identify unlawfully used firearms and their sources, and effectively prosecute perpetrators engaged in violent crime.

FY 2022 Second Chance Act Community-based Reentry Program

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This opportunity will provide funding under the Second Chance Act to nonprofit organizations and Indian tribes to provide reentry services and programs.

FY 2022 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program

Closing Date
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Through this opportunity, BJA is seeking applications to plan, implement, and enhance drug court services, including service coordination, management of drug court participants, and recovery support services.

FY 2022 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Prosecution Program

Closing Date
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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, as authorized by the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016.

FY 2022 Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program

Closing Date
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This program provides funding to plan and implement and to enhance veterans treatment court services to include coordination, management of veterans treatment court participants, and recovery support services.

FY 2022 Invited to Apply — Byrne Discretionary Community Project Funding/Byrne Discretionary Grants Program

Closing Date
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This opportunity is open to those identified to support projects designated for funding in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 (Public Law 117-103) that improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, prevent or combat juvenile delinquency, and assist victims of crime (other than compensation).

FY 2022 Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Response Program

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This program provides funding to support law enforcement-behavioral health cross-system collaboration to improve public health and safety responses and outcomes for individuals with mental health disorders and co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.

FY 2022 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

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This program provides funding to support cross-system collaboration to improve public safety responses and outcomes for individuals with mental health disorders or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders who come into contact with the justice system.

FY 2022 Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Program

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This program provides funding to conduct outreach and offer training on identifying hate crimes, as well as to investigate and prosecute hate crimes.

FY 2022 National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative

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This program provides funding to address the issue and impact of unsubmitted sexual assault kits at law enforcement agencies.

FY 2022 Veterans Treatment Court Risk and Need Enhancement Initiative

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This program provides resources to state, local, and federally recognized tribal governments to support drug court programs and systems for eligible veterans in the criminal justice system who have substance use disorders.

FY 2022 Community Supervision Resource Center

Closing Date
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This opportunity will be used to establish a resource center to provide information and assistance to state, local, and tribal entities responsible for adult probation, parole, and pretrial supervision.

FY 2022 Improving Corrections Data Analysis – Virtual Academies

Closing Date
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This opportunity will provide funding for the purpose of setting standards for, and improving of, corrections departments’ analytical capacity in order to enable more informed planning and decision making at the agency and state levels.

FY 2022 Intellectual Property Enforcement Program: Protecting Public Health, Safety, and the Economy from Counterfeit Goods and Product Piracy

Closing Date
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This program assists state, local, and tribal jurisdictions in preventing and reducing intellectual property (IP) theft and related crime and supports law enforcement in investigating and prosecuting IP crime and reducing violent crime associated with IP cases and investigations.

FY 2022 National Initiatives – Justice for All: Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program

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This program assists state, local, and tribal jurisdictions in reducing crime and improving the functioning of the criminal justice system, specifically through support for statewide strategic planning and protection of constitutional rights under the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

FY 2022 Collaborative Crisis Response and Intervention Training Program

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This program provides support to law enforcement on how to effectively partner with mental health, substance use disorder, and community service agencies to promote public safety and ensure appropriate responses to individuals who have behavioral health conditions, intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, or physical disabilities.

FY 2022 STOP School Violence Specialized Training and Technical Assistance Program

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This specialized training and technical assistance program will enhance the capacity of educational and other professionals who work with school-age populations to recognize a combination of factors that may lead to school violence and address the service needs of students.

FY 2022 Improving Reentry Education and Employment Outcomes

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The purpose of this solicitation is to enhance corrections systems’ ability to implement and expand education and employment programs that serve individuals during incarceration and throughout their period of reentry into the community.

FY 2022 Law Enforcement National Initiatives to Improve Public Safety, Enhance Agency Operations via Training, Recruitment and Retention and Building Community Trust

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This opportunity will provide funding to create and implement training and technical assistance programs for criminal justice stakeholders that support local law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies in the development of violence reduction strategies, training of law enforcement officers, and implementation of ethical technological strategies that build digital trust and promote community engagement.

FY 2022 Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-based Program

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This program provides resources to support state, local, tribal, and territorial efforts to respond to illicit substance use and misuse; reduce overdose deaths; promote public safety; and support access to prevention, harm-reduction, treatment, and recovery services in the community and justice system.

FY 2022 Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

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This program assists state, local, and tribal efforts to break the cycle of substance abuse and misuse by reducing the demand for, use, and illegal trafficking of controlled substances.

FY 2022 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program Formula Grant Solicitation

Closing Date
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This program assists states with developing and implementing residential substance use disorder treatment programs within state correctional facilities, as well as within local correctional and detention facilities, in which persons are incarcerated for a period of time sufficient to permit substance use disorder treatment.

FY 2022 Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
Through this opportunity, BJA is seeking applications for funding state, local, and tribal governments to enhance or implement performance-based and outcomes-based contracts with reentry, permanent supportive housing, or recovery housing providers to reduce recidivism and address the substance use disorders impacting formerly incarcerated people.

FY 2022 BJA Visiting Fellows Program

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Through this opportunity, BJA invests in future and current leaders in the field to advance priority national policy issues and offer cross-developmental opportunities for Department of Justice staff and criminal justice practitioners and researchers.

FY 2022 Community Courts Initiative

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This program will support efforts by state, local, and federally recognized American Indian tribal governments to establish and enhance community courts in their jurisdictions.

FY 2022 Department of Justice Jails and Justice Support Center

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This opportunity will establish a center to assist jails in creating and sustaining safe, humane, and effective environments for people who are detained and incarcerated in them and for people who work in and visit them.

FY 2022 John R. Justice (JRJ) Formula Grant Program

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This program provides funding for 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 2022 Forensics Training and Technical Assistance Program

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This program will provide support to the forensic science grant programs administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (an estimated 500-plus grantees).

FY 2022 Justice Counts Implementation Program

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This program helps state governments improve their capacity to set goals for their criminal justice systems, measure whether they are achieving them, and use results to make data-driven policy decisions and allocate scarce resources effectively.

FY 2022 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program - Competitive

Closing Date
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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. This solicitation is only for the competitive funds available under the program.

FY 2022 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence

Closing Date
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This opportunity will provide funding to assist in defraying the costs associated with postconviction case review, evidence location, and DNA testing in violent felony cases (as defined by state law) where the results of such testing might show actual innocence.

FY 2022 Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA

Closing Date
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This program provides funding to increase the capacity of state and local prosecution offices to address/close violent crime cold cases.

FY 2022 Field Initiated: Encouraging Innovation

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This program will provide 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 using innovative approaches.

FY 2022 Justice Information Sharing Training and Technical Assistance Program

Closing Date
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This opportunity provides funding to manage the Criminal Intelligence Systems Operating Policies (28 CFR Part 23) Training and Technical Assistance Program available to state, local, tribal, and territorial criminal justice agencies.

FY 2022 DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula)

Closing Date
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This program provides funding to states and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to increase the capacity of publicly funded forensic DNA and DNA database laboratories to process more DNA samples.

FY 2022 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program - Formula

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
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. This solicitation is only for the formula funds available under the program.

Additional Opportunities

Comprehensive Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Program

Deadline: May 20, 2022
The program will fund selected sites for the sole purpose of purchasing storage and disposal equipment (including traditional boxes, disposal pouches, and other innovative approaches) to allow law enforcement, first responders, and citizens to safely return and/or destroy unused medicine.


FY 2022 Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program

Deadline: June 27, 2022
The purpose of the BVP program is to reimburse states, counties, federally recognized tribes, cities, and local jurisdictions up to 50% of the cost of body armor vests purchased for law enforcement officers.