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DOJ Grant Opportunities

The Department of Justice offers funding opportunities to:

  • Support law enforcement and public safety activities in state, local, and tribal jurisdictions;
  • Assist victims of crime;
  • Provide training and technical assistance;
  • Conduct research; and
  • Implement programs that improve the criminal, civil, and juvenile justice systems. 

Each grant application season, DOJ grantmaking agencies announce numerous federal funding opportunities. Although the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Hawaii cannot write grant applications or provide technical assistance in the grant application portals (e.g.,, we can help make connections to the right people to answer any questions.

Additionally, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Hawaii may be interested in collaborating on projects and actively participating on a project team, particularly those projects that correspond with a USAO priority area – and without the need to be budgeted into the project.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Hawaii has prioritized violent crimehate crimes and firearm crimes.

DOJ also has a detailed resource page for grant programs and information: is an excellent source of information on federal grants—across all federal agencies—including
active DOJ grant funding opportunities.

Updated April 29, 2024