The Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program (the Coverdell 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.
Funding under the Coverdell Program may not be used for research; however, applicants may request funding to 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. Visit the Forensic Sciences page for additional resources and to learn more about how BJA supports this topical area.
- Grants.gov deadline: June 28, 2022, 8:59 p.m. ET
- Application JustGrants deadline: July 12, 2022, 8:59 p.m. ET