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FY 2021 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program

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Grants.gov deadline: May 10, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET
JustGrants deadline: May 26, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET

The Emmett Till Program, created under the Emmett Till Act, provides support to state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecutors in their investigation and prosecution of cold case murders associated with civil rights violations.

Per the authorizing legislation, funds are limited to address violations of civil rights statutes resulting in death that occurred no later than December 31, 1979.

This solicitation also supports funding for national training and technical assistance to support site-based grants and the field in building capacity and partnerships essential to this work.


Number of Awards: 5
Total Amount Awarded: $3,314,460

Date Modified: April 26, 2021

JustGrants deadline extended from May 11 to May 17, 2021.

Date Modified: May 3, 2021

Deadlines extended to:

  • Grants.gov: May 10, 2021
  • JustGrants: May 24, 2021
Date Modified: May 18, 2021

JustGrants deadline extended to May 26, 2021.

Date Created: January 4, 2021