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FY 2024 Solicitation Overview: Smart Reentry: Housing Demonstration Project

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Date Published
May 2024
2 pages
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This document describes a grant to support the enhancement or implementation of evidence-based activities or services aimed at improving re-entry into society and reducing recidivism; 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 funding in support of improving re-entry and reducing recidivism by expanding and/or increasing access to housing for people who are currently or formerly involved in the criminal justice system, through the enhancement or implementation of evidence-based activities or services. The overview notes eligible applicants as being: state, county, city, or township governments; other units of local government such as towns, boroughs, and villages; public and Indian housing authorities; and federally recognized Native American tribal governments. 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: May 1, 2024