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FY 2020 DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula)

Opportunity ID
BJA-2020-18413
Solicitation Status
Closed
Fiscal Year
2020
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Formula
Description

This program provides funding to states and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to increase the capacity of publicly funded forensic DNA and DNA database laboratories to process more DNA samples, thereby helping to reduce the number of forensic DNA and DNA database samples awaiting analysis and/or prevent a backlog of forensic and database DNA samples.

Funding under this program supports the following purposes:

  • To carry out, for inclusion in the Combined DNA Index System, DNA analyses of database samples collected under applicable legal authority;
  • To carry out, for inclusion in the Combined DNA Index System, DNA analyses of forensic case (e.g., “crime scene”) samples; and
  • To increase the capacity of publicly-funded forensic DNA and DNA database laboratories.

Awards

Number of Awards: 51
Total Amount Awarded: $30,390,283

2020 DNA CEBR

2020-DN-BX-0078
Awarded, but not yet accepted
Funding First Awarded
2020
$2,212,088

DNA Backlog

2020-DN-BX-0001
Awarded, but not yet accepted
Funding First Awarded
2020
$344,145
Date Created: June 23, 2020