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Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence Program

FY 2023 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
This program provides funding to assist in defraying the costs associated with postconviction case review, evidence location, and DNA testing in violent felony cases where the results of such testing might show actual innocence.

FY 2022 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
This opportunity will provide funding to assist in defraying the costs associated with postconviction case review, evidence location, and DNA testing in violent felony cases (as defined by state law) where the results of such testing might show actual innocence.

Forensic Sciences

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) helps America’s state, local, and tribal jurisdictions reduce and prevent crime, lower recidivism, and promote a fair and safe criminal justice system. BJA provides a wide range of resources through programs and services, including training and technical assistance, to address chronic and emerging criminal justice challenges nationwide. Following are a sampling of BJA resources that are specifically related to...

FY 2021 Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence

Closing Date
This program provides funding to assist in defraying the costs associated with postconviction case review, evidence location, and DNA testing in violent felony cases (as defined by state law) where the results of such testing might show actual innocence.

Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence

This program funds states, units of local government, and public institutions of higher education to assist in defraying the costs associated with postconviction case identification, case review, evidence location, and DNA testing in violent felony cases (as defined by state law) where the results of such testing might show actual innocence.