Bureau of Justice Assistance Announces New Grant Opportunities
The Bureau of Justice Assistance has recently announced a series of grant funding opportunities that are open for application to Native American tribes and tribal consortia, Alaskan Villages, law enforcement, and other communities. These funding programs range from the National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative, to the Community-based Adult Reentry Program, Innovative Prosecution Solutions for Combating Violent Crime and Illegal Opioids, and more. To learn more about this funding opportunities and application details, visit the BJA website at: https://www.bja.gov/funding.aspx.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.