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Subtopic: Hate crimes

FY24 Community-based Approaches to Prevent and Address Hate Crime

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This program supports comprehensive community-based approaches to addressing hate crimes that promote community awareness and preparedness, increase victim reporting, and improve responses to hate crimes.

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 Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program

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This program is designed to assist jurisdictions in addressing hate crimes and to assist victims and communities that are facing an increase in hate crimes.

Additional Opportunities

Designed for Dignity

Deadline: May 30, 2024
Through this opportunity, Vera, with funding from BJA, will partner with state corrections agencies to participate in training and technical assistance focused on developing, implementing, and enhancing strategies to foster safer, more humane prison cultures, climates, and spaces for both correctional staff and those who are incarcerated.

FY24 Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program

Deadline: June 10, 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.