This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to support evidence-based responses to improve the reentry process for people who are or were involved in the criminal justice system; 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 the enhancement or implementation of evidence-based responses to improve reentry, reduce recidivism, and support successful transitional planning for individuals who are or were involved in the criminal justice system. The document lists eligible applicants as being: federally recognized Native American tribal organizations and non-profit organizations with 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, and it notes that the System for Award Management (SAM) registration or renewal may take up to 10 business days.