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Additional Grant Opportunities

Additional Grant Opportunities

To improve the crime-fighting and criminal justice administration capabilities of tribal, state, and local governments, we must ensure that tribes and communities have access to additional resources. Provided are links to funding opportunities available from The Justice Department and from the federal government.

Smart Pretrial Demonstration Initiative

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the Smart Pretrial Demonstration Initiative. This program furthers the Department's mission by assisting state and local jurisdictions in reducing crime and improving the fair administration of justice. Eligible applicants are limited to local public and private entities (as fiscal agent), including non-profit and for-profit (including tribal non-profit or for-profit organizations), faith-based and community organizations, and units of local government (including federally recognized Indian tribal governments as determined by the Secretary of the Interior). For-profit organizations must agree to forego any profit or management fee. Applications are due May 27, 2014

For more information, please visit https://www.bja.gov/Funding/14SmartPretrialSol.pdf.

Joint Adult Drug Court Solicitation to Enhance Services, Coordination, and Treatment

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) are seeking applications for funding to enhance drug court services, coordination, and substance abuse treatment and recovery support services. This program furthers the missions of DOJ and HHS by providing resources to state, local, and tribal governments and state, local, and tribal courts to enhance drug court programs and systems for nonviolent substance-abusing offenders. Applicants are limited to states or state courts applying on behalf of a single jurisdiction; local courts; counties; other units of local government; or federally recognized Indian tribal governments (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior). Indian tribal governments may apply directly or through other public or not-for-profit private entities. Eligible jurisdictions must have a fully operational (at least 1 year) adult drug court. "Operational" is defined as a judge being designated as a "drug court" judge with a drug court docket of cases and seeing defendants in drug court on a regular and recurring basis for at least 1 year prior to the submission of the grant application. Applications due May 28,2014

For more information, please visit https://www.bja.gov/Funding/14BJASAMHSADrugCourtSol.pdf.

Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program Utilizing Mentors

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding under the Second Chance Act for mentoring grants to nonprofit organizations and Indian tribes. This program furthers the Department's mission by providing services and programs to help facilitate the successful reintegration of formerly incarcerated individuals as they return to their communities. Applicants are limited to nonprofit organizations (including tribal nonprofit organizations) with a documented history of providing comprehensive, evidence-based reentry services, and federally-recognized Indian tribes. Nonprofit organizations with a history of providing evidence-based reentry services are encouraged to apply. Applicants may choose to partner with other community-based agencies for provision of some reentry services including the mentoring component. Applications are due June 2, 2014

For more information, please visit https://www.bja.gov/Funding/14SCAMentoringSol.pdf.

Second Chance Act Two-Phase Adult Reentry Demonstration Program: Planning and Implementation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), is seeking applications for funding for the Second Chance Act Two-Phase Adult Reentry Demonstration Program: Planning and Implementation. This program furthers the Department's commitment to providing services and programs to help facilitate the successful reintegration of individuals returning from incarceration to their communities. Eligible applicants are limited to state and local government agencies and federally recognized Indian tribes (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior). Applications are due June 2, 2014

For more information, please visit https://www.bja.gov/Funding/14SCAReentryDemoSol.pdf.

Maximizing the Affordable Care Act: Improving Recidivism and Health Outcomes for the Justice-Involved Population

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for Maximizing the Affordable Care Act: Improving Recidivism and Health Outcomes for the Justice-Involved Population. This program furthers the Department's mission by strengthening state and local criminal justice systems' abilities to leverage the opportunities provided by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to improve access to health coverage for the justice-involved population in order to lower recidivism and improve outcomes for this population. Eligible applicants are limited to nonprofit organizations, tribal organizations, faith-based and community organizations, institutions of higher learning, and for-profit (commercial) organizations. For-profit organizations must agree to waive any profit or fees for services. Applications are due May 22, 2014.

For more information, please visit https://www.bja.gov/Funding/14MaximizingACAsol.pdf.

Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Maximizing State Reforms FY 2014 Competitive Grant Announcement

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Maximizing State Reforms. This program furthers the Department's mission by challenging units of state government and federally recognized Indian tribes to design and implement a strategy to further the goals of a state's justice reinvestment reform efforts, including the commitment to data-driven decision-making and investment in evidence-based practices and programs. Eligible entities include units of state government and federally recognized Indian tribal governments (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior) that can demonstrate substantial completion of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative model (see the Selection Criteria on page 20 for the key components of the model). States that underwent a formal justice reinvestment process prior to BJA's launch of the formal Justice Reinvestment Initiative are eligible to apply. BJA will consider only one application per state or per tribal government. If more than one application is submitted for a state or tribal government, BJA will consider only the application that has received support from the Justice Reinvestment Initiative oversight council, committee, or task force charged with monitoring implementation and outcomes. Applications are due May 22, 2014.

For more information, please visit https://www.bja.gov/Funding/14JRIsol.pdf.

Smart Prosecution Initiative FY 2014 Competitive Grant Announcement

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the Smart Prosecution Initiative. This program furthers the Department's mission by assisting state and local jurisdictions in preventing and reducing crime. BJA's Smart Prosecution Initiative is designed to promote effective data-driven, research-based approaches to prosecution and prosecutor-led justice systems innovations and reforms. Eligible applicants are limited to state, local, and tribal prosecutor agencies or a government agency acting as fiscal agent for the applicant. Applications due: April 22, 2014

For more information, please visit https://www.bja.gov/Funding/14SmartProsSol.pdf.

Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications from eligible entities to plan and implement place-based, community-oriented strategies to address targeted crime issues within a neighborhood as a part of a broader neighborhood revitalization initiative. Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) resources will target hot spots of crime where a significant proportion of crime occurs as compared to the overall jurisdiction. BCJI furthers the Department's mission by leading efforts to enhance the capacity of local and tribal communities to effectively target and address significant crime issues through collaborative cross-sector approaches that help advance broader neighborhood development goals. Eligible entities to serve as fiscal agent include states, unit of local governments, non-profit organizations (including tribal non-profit organizations), and federally recognized Indian tribal governments as determined by the Secretary of the Interior. Applications due: May 6, 2014.

For more information, visit https://www.bja.gov/Funding/14BCJIsol.pdf

Office for Victims of Crime Seeks a Tribal Community to Participate in the National Sexual Assault TeleNursing Center Pilot Project

In 2013, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), in collaboration with the National Institute of Justice, funded the development of a National Sexual Assault TeleNursing Center (NTC) through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The NTC is seeking a tribal community to participate in this innovative pilot project. If your community fits the eligibility criteria below, we encourage you to submit a Concept Paper that outlines your community's need and capacity for this type of service. The goal of this project is to provide a community of support for sexual assault (SA) clinicians in tribal and rural facilities to increase their confidence, competence, and retention, and to support quality care for adult and adolescent SA patients. The NTC will use telemedicine technology to provide 24/7 remote clinician-to-clinician assistance from Massachusetts Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE).

PREA Program: Demonstration Projects to Establish "Zero Tolerance" Cultures for Sexual Assault in Correctional Facilities

The solicitation is open to states, units of local government and federally recognized Indian tribes. The stated goals are to assist facilities in implementing prevention, identification, and response mechanisms that will reduce the incidence of sexual abuse in confinement facilities.

Grants.gov

The federal government has established Grants.gov, which is the single access point for competitive discretionary funding opportunities offered by all federal agencies. Grants.gov allows organizations to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in Federal grants.

Office of Justice Programs

The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), is the office of the U.S. Department of Justice that provides innovative leadership to federal, state, local, and tribal justice systems by disseminating state-of-the art knowledge and practices across America, and providing grants for the implementation of these crime fighting strategies.

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

COPS — the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services —  is the office of the U.S. Department of Justice that advances the practice of community policing in America’s state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies.

Office on Violence Against Women

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.