This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to continue the Prison Rape Elimination Act Resource Center, to ensure continued progress toward eliminating sexual abuse and harassment of people in confinement; 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 continue the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Resource Center, to ensure continued progress toward meaningful implementation of the PREA standards in U.S. confinement facilities and to strengthen the commitment of staff members in those facilities, as well as the agencies that oversee them, to eliminate sexual abuse and sexual harassment of persons who are confined. The overview notes eligible applicants as being: nonprofits, regardless of 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education; for-profit organizations other than small businesses; and public and private 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.