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Byrne Discretionary Grant Program


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).

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 (UEI) as registered in the System of Award Management must coincide with the recipient listed in the JES.

Informational Webinar

On April 19, 2022, Bureau of Justice Assistance and JustGrants personnel held a webinar to provide information about the FY 2022 opportunity associated with this program. Webinar materials are now available:

Date Created: November 2, 2022