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DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program

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See the Office of Justice Programs' Funding Statistics page to search for awards made through this and other Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) grant programs.

Grantee Highlights

Forensic crime labs often struggle to keep up with the volume of requests for evidence analysis due to shortages in staff and equipment. Find out how DNA Funding for Forensics Labs Eases Case Backlogs (April 2, 2024).

Use the Submit a Success Story form to provide information about how BJA funding through this program (or others) has impacted your agency, organization, or community. Stories, including the following, are available to read on the Feature Stories page:

Grantee Maps

For more information on FY 2023 Formula and Competitive CEBR awards, please see OJP’s Interactive Map of FY 2023 Awards. This interactive map allows users to view the total CEBR funding provided to the state and drill down to the grantees and their respective funding totals within the state.

Date Modified: April 22, 2024
Date Created: June 27, 2022