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Past Funding

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This page provides access to past funding opportunities from BJA. Use the search filters below to help you find specific solicitations. From the results, select a solicitation title to view details about the opportunity as well as any resulting awards.

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FY 2019 Establishment of a National Center on Restorative Justice

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BJA seeks to fund an accredited university of higher education or an accredited law school for the purposes of establishing a National Center on Restorative Justice with the purpose of educating and training the next generation of justice leaders.

BJA FY 18 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program - Local Solicitation

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The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG), administered by BJA and authorized under Public Law 109-162 (see page 136), is the leading source of federal justice funding to state and local jurisdictions. The JAG Program allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions.

BJA FY 19 Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative: Outcomes-based Contracting To Lower Recidivism and Homelessness

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The Second Chance Act Pay For Success Initiative: Outcomes-based Contracting To Lower Recidivism And Homelessness will provide assistance and funding to state, local, and tribal governments to price, write, negotiate, fund, and manage contracts that pay for these services in a way that ensures accountability of the contract service providers, and incentivizes improved performance over time.

BJA FY 19 Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities Program

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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities Program. This program furthers the Department’s priorities by supporting law enforcement and public safety agencies in their efforts to reduce and prevent injuries and deaths of missing individuals with dementia or developmental disabilities.

BJA FY 19 Gulf States Regional Law Enforcement Technology Assistance Initiative

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The Gulf States Regional Law Enforcement Technology Training and Technical Assistance Initiative is a new solicitation to provide training, technology, and technical assistance to the five Gulf Shore states, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas.

BJA FY 19 An Academic-based Training Initiative to Improve Police Responses for People with Mental Illness and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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This initiative focuses on developing academic-based, transdisciplinary crisis intervention training to educate, train, and prepare law enforcement officers so that they are equipped to appropriately interact with people who have mental illness and intellectual and developmental disabilities in the course of completing their job responsibilities.

BJA FY 18 Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Announcement

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PSN is designed to create and foster safer neighborhoods through a sustained reduction in violent crime, including, but not limited to, addressing criminal gangs and the felonious possession and use of firearms. The program's effectiveness depends on the cooperation and partnerships of local, state, tribal, and federal agencies engaged in a unified approach led by the U.S. Attorney (USA) in all 94 districts. Acting decisively at all levels-- federal, state, local, and tribal-- will help reverse a rise in violent crime and keep American citizens safe.

BJA FY 19 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program - Local Solicitation

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG), administered by BJA and authorized under Public Law 109-162 (see page 136), is the leading source of federal justice funding to state and local jurisdictions. The JAG Program allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions.

BJA FY 19 Solicited - PREA

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Projects funded under this solicitation will support innovative and comprehensive approaches in state, local, and tribal correctional facilities for adults and juveniles to prevent, detect, and respond to incidences of sexual abuse and sexual harassment, and to come into compliance with the National Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards.

BJA FY 19 Solicited - Corrections

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Applications will be submitted under this solicitation to continue AAG-approved previously competed projects which continue to have an impact in furthering BJA's mission to reduce unnecessary incarceration and to improve reentry and recidivism outcomes for justice-involved individuals.

BJA FY 19 Solicited - Global

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The Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) is designed to engage the full range of criminal justice policymakers and practitioners in the development of innovative strategies to improve the justice information sharing (JIS) and technology capabilities of state, local and tribal agencies. In order to be effective, Global’s approach requires training and technical assistance (TTA) to adequately engage stakeholders; facilitate working groups and task teams; develop products and publications; and offer implementation support to the field.

BJA FY 19 Solicited - SORNA

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The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 established a penalty for jurisdictions that failed to substantially implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) by July 27, 2011, and for any year thereafter. See 42 U.S.C.

BJA FY 19 Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Announcement

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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PSN is designed to create and foster safer neighborhoods through a sustained reduction in violent crime, including, but not limited to, addressing criminal gangs and the felonious possession and use of firearms. The program's effectiveness depends on the cooperation and partnerships of local, state, tribal, and federal agencies engaged in a unified approach led by the U.S. Attorney (USA) in all 94 districts. Acting decisively at all levels-- federal, state, local, and tribal-- will help reverse a rise in violent crime and keep American citizens safe.

BJA FY 19 Comprehensive Corrections Training and Technical Assistance

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The Comprehensive Corrections Training and Technical Assistance Program provides comprehensive and high quality training and technical assistance (TTA) to BJA’s grantees and criminal justice practitioners to improve the delivery of correctional services and increase public safety by improving outcomes for people detained and incarcerated in correctional facilities.

BJA FY 19 John R. Justice Grant Program

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The JRJ Grant Program (also referred to as the John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program or JRJSLRP) provides loan repayment assistance for local, state, and federal public defenders and local and state prosecutors who commit to continued employment as public defenders and prosecutors. To administer this program, BJA will fund the designated JRJ administering agency for each of the 56 states and territories to serve eligible recipients.

BJA FY 19 Data-led Governing: Raising the Bar for States' Criminal Justice Policy and Practice

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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding for a new initiative designed to establish standards for the collection, analysis, and use of state- and local-level data in criminal justice policy and practice decision-making, including data-sharing protocols and resource allocation decisions.

BJA FY 19 Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities

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The purpose of this program is to provide state and local community corrections agencies with information, resources, and training and technical assistance (TTA) on ways to improve supervision capacity and partnerships with other justice agencies to prevent recidivism and reduce crime in their jurisdictions. The Innovations in Supervision Initiative provides opportunities to increase community corrections agencies’ ability to reduce crimes committed by those supervised in the community.

BJA FY 19 Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction Program

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This program focuses on high crime communities with concentrated distress and hot spots of crime and directly supports the Department's priorities to reduce violent crime (sometimes associated with gang activity), assist communities struggling with drug abuse, and support law enforcement officers by integrating officers and enforcement strategies into community-based crime reduction efforts.