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).
FY 2023 Opportunity and Appropriations
FY 2023 Invited to Apply — Byrne Discretionary Community Project Funding/Byrne Discretionary Grants Program:
- Grants.gov Deadline: March 23, 2023, 8:59 p.m. ET
- Application JustGrants Deadline: March 27, 2023, 8:59 p.m. ET
- Solicitation webinar held February 16, 2023 - access the webinar recording and materials
View the Byrne Discretionary Grant Programs FY 2023 Project List for details about recipients and projects.
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 (UEI) as registered in the System of Award Management must coincide with the recipient listed in the JES.
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 are now available:
In August 2022, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) personnel hosted the FY 2022 Byrne Discretionary Grant Program Grantee Orientation and Training webinar. Webinar materials are now available:
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 are now available: