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Available Funding

Description

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 BJA Visiting Fellows Program

Closing Date
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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

Closing Date
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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

Closing Date
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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 Forensics Training and Technical Assistance Program

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

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

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
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 Crime Gun Intelligence Training and Education

Closing Date
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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 Field Initiated: Encouraging Innovation

Closing Date
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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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Application JustGrants Deadline
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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Application JustGrants Deadline
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
Grants.gov Deadline
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.

FY 2022 Community-based Approaches to Prevent and Address Hate Crimes

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
This program provides funding to support comprehensive community-based approaches to addressing hate crimes that promote community awareness and preparedness, increase victim reporting, and improve responses to hate crimes.

FY 2022 Drug Data Research Center to Combat the Opioid Crisis

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
This program provides funding to create a regional drug data research center that promotes the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information critical in response to the overdose crisis and impacts of opioids, stimulants, and other substances.

FY 2022 Project Safe Neighborhoods

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
The Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Grant Program awards funds to certified fiscal agents that work with PSN Teams in federal judicial districts to support those districts’ PSN strategies.

FY 2022 Reimagining Justice: Testing a New Model of Community Safety

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
This opportunity will fund the development and testing of a new or innovative approach to improving community safety and trust that is an alternative to traditional enforcement mechanisms for neighborhoods experiencing high rates of less serious and low-level criminal offenses.

FY 2022 Improving Adult and Juvenile Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Program

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
This program will provide funding to enhance or implement clinical services and other evidence-based responses to improve reentry, reduce recidivism, and address the treatment and recovery needs of people with mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders who are currently involved in the criminal justice system or were formerly involved.

Additional Opportunity

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.