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FY 2022 Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System 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 28, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks proposals to strengthen the medical examiner-coroner (ME/C) system in the United States. Through this program, BJA will support grants in two purpose areas by:

  1. Supporting forensic pathology fellowships.
  2. Providing resources necessary for medical examiner and coroner offices to achieve and maintain accreditation.

Note: Proposals are expected to clearly identify the purpose area to which they are applying. If applicants are requesting funds from both purpose areas, a separate application must be submitted for each purpose area.

Eligible Applicants:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • 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
  • Special district governments
  • State governments
  • Other: Certain qualified individuals


Number of Awards: 13
Total Amount Awarded: $2,040,695

Date Created: May 12, 2022