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FY24 Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Prosecution Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
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Grants.gov Deadline
June 25, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
July 2, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

This program is part of the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, which seeks to address murder cases suspected to be racially motivated, that were committed before January 1, 1980. The program’s ultimate purpose is to bring closure to the victims’ families and the impacted communities, and to bring those responsible to justice.

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks applications for funding state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecution agencies to support activities and expenses associated with the investigation and prosecution of cold case murders involving civil rights violations, as authorized by the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016.

Eligible Applicants:

  • Other: State, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies, including prosecutors’ offices

On June 13, 2024, BJA personnel hosted a webinar to provide a detailed overview of this and other hate crime-related opportunities. Webinar materials:

Watch the following short videos to hear directly from program grantees:

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

Date Modified: May 21, 2024

Grants.gov and JustGrants deadlines extended

Date Created: March 5, 2024