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FY24 Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
April 10, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
April 15, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks to fund applications to strengthen the medical examiner-coroner (ME/C) system by increasing the number of qualified forensic pathologists and enhance the quality of medicolegal death investigations nationwide.

Funding Categories:

  • Purpose Area 1: Forensic Pathology Fellowships
  • Purpose Area 2: Medical Examiner Coroner Office Accreditation

Eligible Applicants:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Native American tribal governments (federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public- and state-controlled institutions of higher education
  • Special district governments
  • State governments

Because the FY24 ME/C solicitation does not include any significant changes from the prior year, BJA will not convene a solicitation webinar under FY24. Applicants are encouraged to examine the FY23 archived solicitation webinar presentation.

View answers to questions regarding the FY24 opportunity.

See the Successful Applications section of our site for examples of project narratives associated with applications that have successfully received funding through this and other BJA programs.

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

Date Created: February 14, 2024