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FY 2022 Second Chance Act Community-based Reentry Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
May 19, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
May 23, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

Through this program, the Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for funding under the Second Chance Act (SCA) to provide grants to nonprofit organizations and Indian tribes to provide reentry services and programs. This program furthers the Department of Justice's mission by reducing recidivism and facilitating the successful reintegration of individuals returning from incarceration.

This solicitation is part of the SCA suite of programs in FY 2022.

Eligible Applicants:

  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Other:
    • Applicants should refer to the Census Bureau definition of "rural communities" to determine if they are eligible for the rural communities category.


Number of Awards: 22
Total Amount Awarded: $16,490,987

Date Modified: March 17, 2022

Grants.gov deadline changed to May 19, 2022.

Date Created: March 16, 2022