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. Through this opportunity, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will award JAG Program funds to eligible units of local government as described in the solicitation.
Note: BJA will issue a separate solicitation for states.
On June 29, 2021, BJA Acting Director Mahoney sent a letter to SAA Directors regarding the use of JAG funds to combat hate crime. View the letter to learn more.
Application Mechanics: Submitting an Application - JAG Applicants
On June 24, 2021, BJA and the JustGrants team held a webinar to provide guidance and information to those applying for the FY 2021 JAG State and Local funding opportunities.
Number of Awards: 634
Total Amount Awarded: $71,645,738
2021 BJA COPS Grant - Westchester County to combat violent crime and narcotic trafficking in Westchester County.
2021 BJA JAG Application for Kennewick, WA Police Department. Per the solicitation, Kennewick will share the funding with Richland, WA Police Department and Benton County, WA Sheriff's Office.
2021 JAG Application for funds to purchase new LiveScan fingerprint machines which are needed to comply with Arkansas State Law.
2021 JAG funding for City of Buffalo, Town of Amherst, Town of Cheektowaga, Erie County District Attorney, and Erie County Central Police Services.
Grants.gov deadline extended to August 4, 2021.
Grants.gov and JustGrants deadlines extended.