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FY 2020 Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities

Opportunity ID
BJA-2020-17233
Solicitation Status
Open
Fiscal Year
2020
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Competitive
Description

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) directs the Department of Justice to provide grants to jurisdictions and agencies nationwide to “protect inmates (particularly from prison rape) and to safeguard the communities to which inmates return.” 34 USC § 30305(a).

Through this program, BJA is seeking applications for funding of projects designed to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment in confinement facilities, and to achieve and maintain compliance with the PREA standards.

Date Created: February 14, 2020