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Past Funding

Description

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.

FY 2021 Invited to Apply - Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Reallocation Funds

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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This opportunity will provide funding to supply information, support, and assistance to state, local, and tribal correctional agencies and facilities to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment and implement the National Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards.

FY 2021 Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses

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This program supports law enforcement–behavioral health cross-system collaboration to improve public safety responses and outcomes for individuals with mental illness and co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse issues.

FY 2021 Smart Policing Initiative

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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The Smart Policing Initiative provides funding to enable police agencies to effectively use evidence-based practices, data, and technology.

FY 2021 Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Training and Technical Assistance Program

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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This program will support national training and technical assistance to build the capacities of state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecution agencies to work closely with victims and community-and school-based partners to conduct outreach on hate crimes, offer training on them, and to investigate and prosecute hate crimes.

FY 2021 The HOPE Institute: Applying the Principles of Swiftness, Certainty, and Fairness

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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This solicitation seeks a training and technical assistance (TTA) provider to provide information, resources, and TTA to state, local, and tribal community supervision agencies seeking to develop and test new or enhanced applications of the SCF principles using a data-driven, collaborative process that is informed by research and responsive to local circumstances.

FY 2021 Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Reducing Crime by Improving Justice System Performance

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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This program provides funding to develop and implement innovative and research-based responses that address a range of criminal justice system problems. It employs the Justice Reinvestment approach, which recognizes that every justice agency has a role to play in preventing crime, ensuring a fair and efficient justice system, facilitating appropriate sentencing and treatment, and protecting community security.

FY 2021 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program - Competitive

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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With this solicitation, BJA seeks proposals for competitive funding under the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program, which awards grants to states and units of local government to help improve forensic science and medical examiner/coroner services.

FY 2021 Project Safe Neighborhoods Training and Technical Assistance Program

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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This opportunity will establish a cooperative agreement with one training and technical assistance (TTA) provider to further develop the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) National TTA Program to support and deliver TTA to PSN Teams, state and local law enforcement, other criminal justice professionals, and research partners.

FY 2021 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program (BCJI)

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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This program will fund a strategic approach to crime reduction that leverages community knowledge and expertise to build public trust with law enforcement and make neighborhoods safer.

FY 2021 Smart Suite Training and Technical Assistance Program

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This program supports building partnerships between researchers and practitioners locally to improve outcomes, programs, and communities, working with a set of Smart Suite site-based programs.

FY 2021 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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This program provides support to criminal justice agencies to partner with mental health agencies and reduce crime and recidivism associated with people with mental illnesses and co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse issues.

FY 2021 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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This program provides 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 2021 Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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This program provides funding for state, local, and tribal governments to enhance or implement performance-based and outcomes-based contracts with reentry, permanent supportive housing, or recovery housing providers to reduce recidivism and address the substance use disorders impacting formerly incarcerated people.