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FY 2023 Solicitation Overview: Second Chance Act Training and Technical Assistance Program

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Date Published
June 2023
2 pages
Publication Series

This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to support reentry-related learning and funding opportunities, as well as resources for various audiences; it provides an overview of who may apply and why, maximum award funds, where to find more information, tips for successful grant applications, and how and when to apply.


This solicitation overview provides grant information and resources for entities that may be interested in funding assistance from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to receive reentry-related learning and funding opportunities, and resources for various audiences such as state, local, and tribal governments, service providers, nonprofit organizations, corrections institutions, individuals returning home to their communities from incarceration, and other stakeholders. The overview notes eligible applicants as being: small businesses; for-profit organizations other than small businesses; nonprofit organizations, regardless of 501(c)(3) status, other than institutions of higher education; and private, public, and state-controlled institutions of higher education. The fact sheet provides details on the maximum amount of funding per award and lists examples of strategies or activities that can be funded, as well as where to get more information about the grant opportunity. The document also lists tips for submitting a successful grant application, with details about how and when to apply. It also emphasizes that registration and renewal in the System for Award Management (SAM) may take up to 10 business days.

Date Published: June 1, 2023