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FY24 Second Chance Act Improving Reentry Education and Employment Outcomes

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Deadline Notice

The deadline to complete and submit your SF-424 and an SF-LLL in Grants.gov has passed. If you have not submitted those forms, you now are unable to apply for an award under this solicitation in JustGrants.

Grants.gov Deadline
July 11, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
July 18, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance seeks to fund reentry services and programs focused on strengthening education and employment outcomes for individuals returning to their communities after a period of incarceration.

The purpose of this program is to support fair chance opportunities to improve education and employment outcomes for individuals currently incarcerated with 2 years or less before release into the community. For this solicitation, fair chance opportunities refer to reentry services and programs designed to increase access to in-demand jobs and meaningful careers for justice-impacted people upon and following their release from incarceration. Program contents may be education or employment focused.

Funding Categories:

  • Category 1: Improving Reentry Education Outcomes 
  • Category 2: Improving Reentry Employment Outcomes

Eligible Applicants:

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

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

Date Created: May 15, 2024