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FY 2022 Missing and Unidentified Human Remains Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
August 26, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
August 29, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

Administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Missing and Unidentified Human Remains (MUHR) Program provides funding to eligible applicants for services focused on reporting and identifying missing persons and unidentified human remains cases in the United States. The MUHR Program augments the existing services available through the National Institute of Justice’s National Missing and Unidentified Persons System Program, which is a national centralized repository and resource center for locating and identifying missing persons, unidentified human remains, and repatriating unclaimed persons.

Solicitation Categories:

  • Statewide agencies
  • Counties and/or units of local government
  • Services to assist small, rural, and/or tribal entities

Eligible Applicants:

  • States
  • Units of local government
  • Accredited, publicly funded, Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) forensic laboratories
  • Medical examiner offices
  • Accredited, publicly funded toxicology laboratories
  • Accredited, publicly funded crime laboratories
  • Publicly funded university forensic anthropology laboratories
  • Nonprofit organizations that have working collaborative agreements with state and county forensic offices — including medical examiners, coroners, and justices of the peace — for entry of data into CODIS or NamUs or both


Number of Awards: 6
Total Amount Awarded: $4,476,252

Date Modified: July 19, 2022

Grants.gov deadline changed.

Date Created: July 15, 2022