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Past Funding

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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.

FY 2020 National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI)

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This program addresses the issue and impact of unsubmitted sexual assault kits (SAKs) at law enforcement agencies by improving: (1) state and local jurisdictions’ capacities to respond to violent crime and (2) the functioning of the criminal justice system through the investigation and prosecution of cases resulting from SAK evidence and the collection of lawfully owed DNA.

FY 2020 John R. Justice (JRJ) Program

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BJA is seeking applications for funding from the John R. Justice (JRJ) Grant Program, which provides 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 2020 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program

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The RSAT for State Prisoners Program assists states with developing and implementing residential substance abuse treatment programs within state correctional facilities, as well as within local correctional and detention facilities, in which inmates are incarcerated for a period of time sufficient to permit substance abuse treatment.

FY 2019 STOP School Violence Grant Program

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This opportunity is designed to improve school security by providing students and teachers with the tools they need to recognize, respond quickly to, and help prevent acts of violence.

DOJ FY 2020 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)

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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications for funding to improve public safety and victim services in tribal communities. This solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization.

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 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 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 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 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 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.