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Watch this short video to learn about the different steps associated with submitting an application for funding:

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Access short solicitation overviews for key details about available funding opportunities as well as helpful information on how to apply

Department of Justice Application Season is Here!

Prepare early — any time during the year — to ensure your registration and users are up to date in the systems involved in the application process. Review the DOJ Grant Application Submission Checklist to identify which actions you can take now and what to expect when you start an application.

A number of reference materials are available on the JustGrants Resources website to help applicants as they apply for funding from BJA and others within the Department of Justice. See the Training: Application Submission webpage for access to eLearning videos, webinar materials, job aid reference guides, checklists, and more.

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

  

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Subtopic: Forensic sciences

FY24 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program—Competitive

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to fund improvements to 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 competitive funds.

FY24 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program—Formula

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to fund improvements to forensic science and medical examiner/coroner services, including services provided by forensic science laboratories operated by states and units of local government. This solicitation is only for state administering agencies applying for formula funds.

FY24 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.

FY24 Missing and Unidentified Human Remains (MUHR) Program

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This program provides funding to eligible entities to expand upon the reporting, transportation, processing, and identification of missing persons and unidentified human remains cases in their jurisdictions, including migrants.

Additional Opportunities

FY24 Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program

Deadline: June 24, 2024
Created by the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 1998 and administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the BVP Program reimburses states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes for up to 50 percent of the cost of body armor vests purchased for law enforcement officers.