With this solicitation, BJA seeks proposals for competitive funding under the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program (the Coverdell program). This program awards grants to states and units of local government to help improve forensic science and medical examiner/coroner services.
Under the Coverdell program, State Administering Agencies (SAAs) may apply for both formula and competitive funds. Units of local government may apply for competitive funds. This solicitation is ONLY for the competitive funds.