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FY 2022 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program - Competitive

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

This program seeks to improve forensic science and medical examiner/coroner services, including services provided by laboratories operated by states and units of local government. Under the Coverdell Program, state administering agencies (SAAs) may apply for both formula and competitive funds. Units of local government may apply for competitive funds. This solicitation is ONLY for the competitive funds. An applicant that seeks to apply for Coverdell formula funds (consistent with 34 U.S.C. § 10563(a)(1)) available for grants to eligible states would need to apply under the Bureau of Justice Assistance's (BJA’s) FY 2022 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program (Formula) solicitation.

Eligible Applicants:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • State governments
  • Other


Number of Awards: 13
Total Amount Awarded: $4,406,311

Date Created: May 12, 2022