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FY 2022 Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting People Who Are Incarcerated, and Safeguarding Communities

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 opportunity, the Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications for funding for projects designed to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment in confinement facilities, and to achieve and maintain compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards.

The objectives of the PREA Grant Program are to:

  • Reduce sexual abuse in confinement facilities.
  • Increase staff capacity for preventing sexual abuse in confinement facilities.
  • Promote integration of the PREA standards into the day-to-day operations and cultures of confinement facilities.
  • Identify and document innovative and promising practices in order to inform similar efforts across the nation.
  • Create cultures of “zero tolerance” of sexual abuse in confinement facilities.

Eligible Applicants:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • State governments


Number of Awards: 10
Total Amount Awarded: $2,145,693

Date Modified: March 17, 2022

Grants.gov deadline changed to May 19, 2022.

Date Created: March 17, 2022