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FY 2022 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Prosecution Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
June 10, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
June 15, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

Through this opportunity, the Bureau of Justice Assistance will provide funding to state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecution agencies to support activities and expenses associated with the investigation and prosecution of cold case murders involving civil rights violations, as authorized by the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016. This program supports state and local efforts to address hate crimes and to enhance the investigative skills of law enforcement and prosecution, as well as enhance the rule of law through the resolution of unsolved homicides.

Eligible Applicants:

  • State, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies, including prosecutors’ offices.
  • Tribal law enforcement must be from federally recognized Indian tribal governments that perform law enforcement functions (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior).


Number of Awards: 2
Total Amount Awarded: $1,650,000

Date Modified: May 18, 2022

Grants.gov and JustGrants deadlines extended.

Date Modified: June 1, 2022

Grants.gov and JustGrants deadlines extended.

Date Created: March 23, 2022