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FY 2023 Competitive DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
April 19, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
April 26, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks to provide funding to states and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to solve crimes and protect public safety by maximizing the effective utilization of DNA technology to process DNA samples for entry into the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS).

This program is for competitive funding only. See FY 2023 Formula DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction Program for formula funding.

Eligible Applicants:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • Public and state controlled institutions of higher education
  • State governments

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


Number of Awards: 12
Total Amount Awarded: $5,000,000

Michigan CEBR

Funding First Awarded
Date Created: February 24, 2023