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.
- City or township governments
- County governments
- Public and state controlled institutions of higher education
- State governments
On March 8, 2023, BJA hosted a webinar to provide details about this opportunity. Webinar materials are now available:
See the solicitation for additional opportunity and eligibility details, as well as directions on how to apply.