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FY24 Field Initiated: Encouraging Innovation

Opportunity ID
O-BJA-2024-172182
Solicitation Status
Open
Fiscal Year
2024
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Competitive
Grants.gov Deadline
August 9, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
August 16, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern
Description

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks to support new and innovative strategies for preventing and reducing crime, improving community safety, and strengthening criminal justice system outcomes. BJA seeks to accomplish this by promoting collaborations with the field to identify, define, and respond to emerging or chronic crime problems or justice system challenges. BJA is looking for strategies that address these issues, including trying new approaches, addressing gaps in responses, building or translating research knowledge, or building capacity

Solicitation Categories:

  • Category 1: State, local, or tribal innovations (with a research partnership)
  • Category 2: National or regional strategies to advance or translate knowledge
  • Category 3: Address the recent increase in carjacking incidents (with a research partnership)

Eligible Applicants:

  • Category 1:
    • City or township governments
    • Public- and state-controlled institutions of higher education
    • County governments
    • State governments
    • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
    • 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
    • Private institutions of higher education
    • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
    • Small businesses
    • Other: Units of local government
  • Category 2:
    • Public- and state-controlled institutions of higher education
    • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
    • 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
  • Category 3:
    • City or township governments
    • Public- and state-controlled institutions of higher education
    • County governments
    • State governments
    • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
    • 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
    • Private institutions of higher education
    • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
    • Small businesses
    • Other: Units of local government

On July 2, 2024, BJA held a webinar to provide a detailed overview of this opportunity and allow participants to ask questions. Webinar materials are forthcoming.

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


Date Created: June 17, 2024