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Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program

Overview

The Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program awards grants to states and units of local government to help improve forensic science and medical examiner/coroner services, including services provided by laboratories operated by states and units of local government.

The Coverdell program may not be used for research; however, applicants may address emerging forensic science issues and technology through implementation of new technologies and processes into public laboratories.

This program is one of the forensic science programs that moved from the National Institute of Justice to BJA in FY 2020.

View the July 2021 Fact Sheet to learn more about this program. See the Forensic Sciences page for additional resources and to learn more about how BJA supports this topical area.

Date Modified: July 23, 2021
Date Created: September 9, 2020