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Forensic Science Programs


In fiscal year 2020, several funding programs moved from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). They are:

BJA also oversees the following additional programs related to forensic science:

To learn about programs and funding opportunities related to forensic science research, visit the NIJ website.

Visit the Available Funding page and the Programs & Initiatives area to learn more about BJA efforts.  

Date Created: April 16, 2020

JustGrants and ASAP Systems

Watch the recording and view the slides from a December 2020 virtual meeting with the Consortium of Forensic Science Organizations for information about the Office of Justice Programs' new grant management systems.

Informational Webinar

Watch the recording of a May 5, 2020, webinar to learn more about these programs.