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FY24 Enhancing Correctional Practices to Protect Vulnerable People: Technical Assistance and Microgrant Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
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Grants.gov Deadline
June 13, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
June 20, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will award one cooperative agreement to fund an organization to administer a competitive microgrant program and provide training and technical assistance to agencies working to protect vulnerable people in prisons, jails, and other confinement settings, and to reduce reliance on restrictive or punitive approaches. Vulnerable people include, but are not limited to, those with one or more physical disability, severe/persistent mental illness, or who are LGBTQ+, youthful inmates in adult facilities, blind, deaf, or non-English speaking.

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public- and state-controlled institutions of higher education
  • 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
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses

On April 18, 2024, BJA personnel held a webinar to provide a detailed overview of this solicitation and allow interested applicants to ask questions. Webinar materials:

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

Date Created: March 19, 2024