This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to support community- and faith-based reentry programs; 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) for building capability and capacity in faith- and community-based reentry programs by serving as an intermediary and passing through subaward funding to them. The document lists eligible applicants as being: non-profit organizations having 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutes of higher education. 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.