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FY24 Formula DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
May 23, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
June 3, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

This program funds states and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to process, and/or to increase the capacity to process, more DNA samples for entry into the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) by publicly funded forensic DNA and DNA database laboratories, thereby helping to reduce the number of forensic DNA and DNA database samples awaiting analysis and/or to prevent a backlog of forensic and database DNA samples.

This program is for Formula funding only. See the FY24 Competitive DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction Program for competitive funding. 

Eligible Applicants:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • Public- and state-controlled institutions of higher education
  • State governments

Review answers to frequently asked questions related to this program and opportunity.

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

Date Modified: May 22, 2024

Grants.gov deadline extended

Date Created: March 26, 2024