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Subtopic: Forensic sciences

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

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 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 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program - Competitive

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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

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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

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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 Crime Gun Intelligence Training and Education

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This opportunity will provide funding to institutions of higher education to develop and implement a hands-on course that focuses on firearms and toolmark identification as an applied forensic science discipline.

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

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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

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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 formula funds available under the program.

Additional Opportunities

Comprehensive Secure and Responsible Drug Disposal Program

Deadline: June 3, 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.