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FY 2023 Rural and Small Department Violent Crime Reduction Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
June 13, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
June 20, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks to support small and rural agencies in their efforts to combat violent crime. This program will provide funding to small and/or rural agencies and/or to prosecutors who are interested in implementing or improving the capacity of their organization around one or more critical elements found in the Violent Crime Reductions Operations Guide or the Prosecutors’ Guide to Reducing Violence and Building Safer Communities.

Eligible Applicants:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • Native American tribal governments (federally recognized)

On May 16, 2023, BJA personnel hosted a webinar to provide details about this opportunity. Webinar materials:

On December 18, 2023, BJA personnel hosted a webinar for the FY 2023 grantees. Webinar materials:

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


Number of Awards: 37
Total Amount Awarded: $9,606,074

Date Created: April 17, 2023