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FY 2020 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program State Formula Solicitation

Opportunity ID
BJA-2020-17277
Solicitation Status
Closed
Fiscal Year
2020
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Formula
Description

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to states and units of local government. BJA will award JAG Program funds to eligible states as described in this FY 2020 JAG Program State Solicitation. A separate solicitation will be issued for applications from units of local government.

In general, JAG funds awarded to a state under the FY 2020 program may be used to hire additional personnel and/or purchase equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems for criminal justice.

Additionally, JAG funds awarded to a state under this FY 2020 solicitation may be used to enforce state and local laws that establish offenses similar to offenses established in 21 U.S.C. § 801 et seq. and/or to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, with emphasis on violent crime and serious offenders, by providing additional personnel, equipment, training, technical assistance, and information systems for the more widespread apprehension, prosecution, adjudication, detention, and rehabilitation of persons who violate these laws and to assist the victims of such crimes (other than compensation).

View the solicitation and see the JAG resource page for additional details about the opportunity.

Awards

Number of Awards: 53
Total Amount Awarded: $153,196,617

FY 20 Byrne JAG

2020-DJ-BX-0031
Awarded, but not yet accepted
Funding First Awarded
2020
$888,615

FY 2020 Alabama JAG

2020-MU-BX-0042
Awarded, but not yet accepted
Funding First Awarded
2020
$3,211,109
Date Modified: May 28, 2020

Solicitation changed to reflect a new due date of May 29, 2020. A revision was also made to the Statutory Authority section of the solicitation.

Date Created: March 12, 2020