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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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BJA FY 18 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program

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Under the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP), the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) 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.

BJA FY 18 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 18 Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Program

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The purpose of the Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Program is to support the development and enhancement of multidisciplinary human trafficking task forces that implement collaborative approaches to combating all forms of human trafficking within the United States' sex trafficking and labor trafficking of foreign nationals and U.S. citizens (of all sexes and ages).

BJA FY 18 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program - State 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 18 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 18 Supporting Innovation: Field-Initiated Programs to Improve Officer and Public Safety

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To further the Administration’s commitment to locally-driven public safety solutions and to being responsive to critical emerging issues, BJA is seeking applications for Supporting Innovation: Field-Initiated Programs to Improve Officer and Public Safety. BJA has created this program to launch a robust and creative grant funding stream for the field. Supporting Innovation invites applicants to develop and test solutions that will improve officer and public safety and save lives.

BJA FY 18 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 18 Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative

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DOJ’s 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 18 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program

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The FY 2018 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program will support the implementation of body-worn camera (BWC) programs in law enforcement agencies across the country. The intent of the program is to help agencies develop, implement, and evaluate a BWC program as one tool in a law enforcement agency's comprehensive problem-solving approach to improve officer safety, enhance evidentiary value, and enhance officer interactions in ways that contribute to building community trust and facilitating cooperative engagements.

BJA FY 18 Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) National Training and Technical Assistance Program

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PSN is designed to create safer neighborhoods through a sustained reduction in gang violence and gun crime. The program's effectiveness is based on the cooperation and partnerships of local, state, and federal agencies engaged in a unified approach led by the U.S. Attorney (USA) in each district. One if the five core components of PSN is its provision of available training opportunities to PSN teams to assist them in the effective implementation of the critical components identified in their approved Strategic Action Plans.

BJA FY 18 Second Chance Act Statewide Adult Recidivism Reduction Strategic Plan Implementation Program

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The purpose of the FY 2018 Second Chance Act Statewide Adult Recidivism Reduction Strategic Plan Implementation Program (SRR Implementation Program) is to provide state agencies with resources and technical assistance to implement previously developed strategic plans that will result in improved reentry systems and reduced recidivism among populations released from incarceration.

BJA FY 18 National Officer Safety Initiatives Program

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Law enforcement officer safety is a Department of Justice priority. In support of the President's February 9, 2017, officer safety-focused Executive Order, this BJA National Officer Safety Initiatives Program is soliciting innovative approaches to augment law enforcement safety in three key areas: law enforcement suicide, traffic safety, and a national public awareness and education campaign.

BJA FY 18 Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Grants, Training and Technical Assistance

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The TCCLA Program provides civil and criminal legal assistance to low income individuals, Indian tribes, and tribal justice systems, and provides quality training and technical assistance (TTA) to TCCLA grantees and Indian tribes to support the development and enhancement of tribal justice systems and access to those systems.

BJA FY 18 Justice Accountability Initiative (JAI): Pilot Projects Using Data-driven Systems To Reduce Crime and Recidivism

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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To reduce recidivism and crime, BJA seeks to support innovative and comprehensive approaches to develop and implement improved, more scientifically rigorous, and automated risk prediction tools (based on a computer learning algorithm or comparable algorithm), needs assessments, and criminal justice capabilities to determine who may reoffend and to apply the appropriate supervisory supports for prevention (Category 1); and to build or improve integrated and data-sharing capacity and notification systems (e.g., between law enforcement agencies and corrections authorities) (Category 2).

BJA FY 18 Justice Accountability Initiative: National Training and Technical Assistance to support pilot projects using data-driven systems to reduce crime and recidivism

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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The Justice Accountability Initiative (JAI) is a data-driven approach that can help state, local, and tribal criminal justice agencies analyze, understand, and address reducing recidivism and crime. The overall goal of JAI is to reduce crime by reducing the risk of recidivism, particularly violent recidivism. State and local agencies can accomplish this goal by creating and improving risk prediction tools , needs assessments and supervision plans, and building data-sharing and notification systems across criminal justice stakeholders.

BJA FY 18 Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions Program

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This solicitation presents competitive awards to create multidisciplinary teams to assess and address areas of risk for wrongful conviction and to review and assess post conviction claims of innocence. Applicants will lead collaborative teams of prosecutors, conviction integrity units and innocence programs to complete the work. The solicitation will also seek a training and technical assistance provider to provide support to selected projects through training and hands on technical assistance.

BJA FY 18 Innovations in Reentry Initiative: Reducing Recidivism Through Systems Improvement

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The goal of the Innovations in Reentry Project is to support jurisdictions to identify, coordinate, develop and implement comprehensive and collaborative strategies that address policies and procedures for successful reentry. Improving systems that result in an increase in public safety and reduction in recidivism for individuals reentering communities from incarceration who are at moderate to high risk for recidivating.