This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to manage the National Center on Restorative Justice and to train and build knowledge on restorative justice principles, and their application to criminal justice and community safety; 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 manage the National Center for Restorative Justice, and to educate, train, and build knowledge on restorative justice approaches and principles, and their application to criminal justice and community safety. The document lists eligible applicants as being accredited universities of higher education or accredited law schools. It 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 five tips for submitting a successful grant application, with details about how and when to apply; it notes that the System for Award Management (SAM) registration or renewal may take up to 10 business days.