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Byrne Discretionary Grant Program

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This program supports projects designated for funding in the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2022 (Public Law 117-103) that improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, prevent or combat juvenile delinquency, and assist victims of crime (other than compensation).

FY24 Opportunity and Appropriations

FY24 Invited to Apply—Byrne Discretionary Community Project Grants/Byrne Discretionary Grants Program

  • Grants.gov deadline: June 6, 2024
  • JustGrants deadline: June 10, 2024

View the Byrne Discretionary Grant Programs FY 2024 Project List for details about recipients and projects.

Program Eligibility

Eligible applicants are limited to those identified in the Congressional Joint Explanatory Statement (JES) for the projects designated for funding. The legal name (or “doing business as” name) associated with the applicant’s unique entity identifier as registered in the System of Award Management must coincide with the recipient listed in the JES.

Informational Webinars

On August 29, 2023, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) personnel hosted the FY 2023 Byrne Discretionary Grant Program: New Grantee Orientation webinar. Webinar materials:

On February 16, 2023, Office of Justice Programs personnel hosted a webinar to discuss the FY 2023 Invited to Apply — Byrne Discretionary Community Project Funding/Byrne Discretionary Grants Program. Webinar materials:

In August 2022, BJA personnel hosted the FY 2022 Byrne Discretionary Grant Program Grantee Orientation and Training webinar. Webinar materials:

On April 19, 2022, BJA and JustGrants personnel held a webinar to provide information about the FY 2022 opportunity associated with this program. Webinar materials:


FY 2023 Invited to Apply — Byrne Discretionary Community Project Funding/Byrne Discretionary Grants Program:

See the Past Funding page for details about additional opportunities previously available through this and other BJA programs.

Also available:

Date Modified: June 5, 2024
Date Created: November 2, 2022