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This page provides access to past funding opportunities from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (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.

If you are looking for current opportunities available from BJA, see the Available Funding page.

FY 2023 The Price of Justice: Rethinking the Consequences of Fines and Fees

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks applications to fund a training and technical assistance provider to work in partnership with five states, local, and/or tribal criminal justice agencies or systems to address the use of fines and fees and ensure they are being imposed in a constitutional and nondiscriminatory way.

FY 2023 Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program

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This program provides funding to conduct outreach, educate practitioners and the public, enhance victim reporting tools, and investigate and prosecute hate crimes committed on the basis of a victim’s perceived or actual race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability.

FY 2023 Visiting Fellows Program

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to invest in current and future leaders in the criminal justice field to advance priority national policy issues and offer cross-developmental opportunities for DOJ staff and criminal justice practitioners and researchers.

FY 2023 Virtual Reality De-escalation Site-Based Initiative

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks applications for grant funds from state, local, campus and tribal law enforcement to enhance training via the utilization of fully immersive virtual reality-based technology.

FY 2023 Reimagining Justice: Testing a New Model of Community Safety

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to fund the development and testing of new or innovative approaches to improving community safety and trust that are alternatives to traditional enforcement mechanisms for neighborhoods experiencing high rates of less serious and low level criminal offenses.

FY 2023 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.

FY 2023 Field Initiated: Encouraging Innovation

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks applications for 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.

FY 2023 Smart Reentry: Expanding Jail Programs and Services

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Through this opportunity, BJA seeks applications for funding to state, local, and tribal governments to enhance or implement evidence-based activities or services to improve reentry, reduce recidivism, and address the treatment and recovery needs of people who are currently or formerly involved in the criminal justice system.

FY 2023 Prison Rape Elimination Act Resource Center

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Under this solicitation, applications are requested to deliver and expand the provision of targeted training, technical assistance, information, and other support to stakeholders across the nation who are responsible for preventing, detecting, and responding to the sexual abuse and sexual harassment of persons who are confined, and achieving and maintaining compliance with the PREA standards.

FY 2023 National Public Safety Partnership—Capacity Building Grant Limited Competition Grant Solicitation

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With this solicitation, BJA seeks to provide state/local prosecutors and local law enforcement agencies who have participated in the National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) with funding to secure necessary resources identified in the PSP program assessments that will help reduce crime and increase public safety and trust in the criminal justice system.

FY 2023 Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program

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Through this opportunity, BJA seeks applications for funding to enhance or implement evidence-based responses to improve reentry, reduce recidivism, and support successful transitional planning for individuals who are currently, or were formerly, involved in the criminal justice system.

FY 2023 Community Courts Initiative

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Through this opportunity, BJA seeks applications for funding to support efforts by state, tribal, and local governments to establish and enhance community courts in their jurisdictions.

FY 2023 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program

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Under the statutorily required State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP), the Office of Justice Programs makes payments to eligible "states" and "units of local government" that incur certain types of costs due to "incarceration" of "undocumented criminal aliens" during a particular 12-month reporting period.