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Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program

News and Information

Information for Grantees

Visit the Funding Resource Center on the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) website to find announcements and updates regarding the impact of COVID-19 on BJA and other OJP program office grantees.

Press Releases

Office of Justice Programs Awards Nearly $1.9 Million to Tribes to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
June 11, 2020

Office of Justice Programs Awards Over $53 Million to Michigan, New York and Wisconsin to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
May 28, 2020

Office of Justice Programs Awards Over $83 Million to Five States, District of Columbia to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
May 21, 2020

Office of Justice Programs Awards Nearly $500,000 to Navajo Nation to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
May 21, 2020

Office of Justice Programs Awards $25 Million to Two States to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
May 14, 2020

Office of Justice Programs Awards Nearly $65 Million to 11 States to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
May 7, 2020

Statement from Assistant Attorney General Stephen E. Boyd Expressing Support for Congressional Efforts to Expedite Payment of Public Safety Officer Benefits to First Responders Who Contract COVID-19
May 7, 2020

Office of Justice Programs Awards Over $74 Million to Nine States to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
April 30, 2020

Office of Justice Programs Awards Nearly $69 Million to Four States, One Territory to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
April 23, 2020

Office of Justice Programs Awards $77 Million to Seven States, One Territory to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
April 20, 2020

Office of Justice Programs Awards Nearly $49 Million to Six States, One Territory to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
April 14, 2020

Office of Justice Programs Awards Nearly $3.5 million to New Hampshire to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
April 7, 2020

Office of Justice Programs Awards Nearly $42 Million to Texas to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
April 7, 2020

Department of Justice Makes $850 Million Available to Help Public Safety Agencies Address COVID-19 Pandemic
April 1, 2020

Blog Posts

BJA Empowers First Responders to Fight COVID-19
April 28, 2020

Marshaling Resources to Address Addiction in the Midst of a Pandemic
April 6, 2020

Interview

Texas Puts DOJ CARES Act Funding to Use
During this May 2020 interview, BJA Acting Director Michael Costigan discusses the FY 2020 CESF Program with Andrew Friedrichs, Administrator of the Public Safety Office within the Texas Office of the Governor.

Resources

Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program - Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update
April 2020

Date Created: April 14, 2020