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Funding and Legislation

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Funding and Legislation


Development and expansion of justice information sharing programs is made possible by government and private funding sources. These pages list funding resources and government agencies that provide grants to further information sharing and technology integration initiatives.

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), supports law enforcement, courts, corrections, treatment, victim services, technology, and prevention initiatives that strengthen the nation’s criminal justice system. One of the many types of support provided by BJA is funding support. The following opportunity is currently available through BJA:

FY 2021 Justice Information Sharing Training and Technical Assistance (JIS TTA) Program

  • Grants.gov deadline: April 5, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET
  • JustGrants application deadline: April 19, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET
Criminal justice entities in need of financial support should also visit the Available Funding page for access to all open opportunities.
Legislation surrounding funding opportunities can provide helpful insight into operating a successful technology initiative. This section of the site provides information and references to make navigating funding legislation and tracking legislative updates easier.