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FY 2022 National Training and Technical Assistance: Capital Case Litigation Initiative

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
May 26, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
May 31, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

The purpose of the Capital Case Litigation Initiative is to assist states with: (1) enhancing the ability of prosecutors to effectively represent the public in state capital cases, (2) supporting state prosecutors to develop and implement appropriate standards of practice and qualifications, (3) minimizing the potential for error in the trial of capital cases, and (4) improving the quality of legal representation provided to indigent defendants in state capital cases.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance achieves this purpose by forming partnerships with national training and technical assistance providers to offer key support, expertise, and coaching to states, prosecutors, and defense counsel in capital cases.

Eligible Applicants:

  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions
  • of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Other:
    • Other public or nonprofit organizations, for-profit entities that agree to forego any profit or management fees, and institutions of higher education that have experience and expertise in overseeing capital cases and providing training on death penalty cases. Applicants must also have experience in delivering training and technical assistance nationwide.


Number of Awards: 2
Total Amount Awarded: $2,905,350

Date Created: April 15, 2022