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FY 2023 Invited to Apply — Byrne Discretionary Community Project Funding/Byrne Discretionary Grants Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
June 28, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
June 30, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern

Through this opportunity, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks applications to support projects designated for funding in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (Public Law 117-328) to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, to prevent or combat juvenile delinquency, and to assist victims of crime (other than compensation).

Note that this solicitation is only for projects to be administered by BJA. Separate solicitations will be open for projects to be administered by the Office of Justice Programs' Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, National Institute of Justice, and Office for Victims of Crime.

Eligible Applicants:
Eligible applicants are limited to those identified in the Congressional Joint Explanatory Statement (JES) for the projects designated for funding. A list of the projects designated for funding in FY23 can be found here: FY23 Appropriations. The legal name (or "doing business as" name) associated with the applicant’s unique entity identifier (UEI) as registered in the System of Award Management (SAM) must coincide with the recipient listed in the JES. All recipients and subrecipients (including any for-profit organization) must forgo any profit or management fee.

See the solicitation for additional opportunity and eligibility details, as well as directions on how to apply.


Number of Awards: 194
Total Amount Awarded: $172,766,000

Advance Peace

Funding First Awarded

Body-Worn Cameras

Funding First Awarded
Date Created: February 10, 2023