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FY 2022 Forensics Training and Technical Assistance Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
June 22, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
June 27, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

The Forensics Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program will provide support to the forensic science grant programs administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (an estimated 500-plus grantees). These programs provide states and localities with various resources and tools to improve the quality of their forensic science services in order to meet the challenges of crime and justice and improve overall public safety. The seven formula- and competitive-based forensic science programs covered under this TTA solicitation include the following:

  1. DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (formula)
  2. Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Program (formula)
  3. Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Program (competitive)
  4. Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA (competitive)
  5. Postconviction DNA Testing Assistance (competitive)
  6. Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence — Inventory, Tracking, and Reporting (competitive)
  7. Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program (competitive)

Eligible Applicants:

  • For-profit organizations
  • Nonprofit organizations (including tribal nonprofit or for-profit organizations)
  • Faith-based and community organizations
  • Institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education)
  • Consortiums with demonstrated experience providing national and local-level training and technical assistance


Number of Awards: 1
Total Amount Awarded: $2,800,000

Date Created: May 12, 2022