Department Of Justice Awards Additional $11.8 Million In Grants To Support Public Safety Efforts In Nevada
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada today announced that nearly $60 million in Department of Justice grants is available to help communities across the country address public safety by supporting successful reentry of adult and juvenile offenders into their communities.
“Our nation is facing difficult public safety challenges that demand strong and immediate action. The high rate of recidivism poses a dire threat to community safety and is being met with a robust response by this Administration,” said Katharine T. Sullivan, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs. “The Department of Justice is front and center in the fight to meet this persistent challenge. OJP is making historic amounts of grant funding available to ensure that our communities have access to innovative and diverse solutions.”
“These grant opportunities demonstrate the Department of Justice’s commitment to providing a successful pathway for adult and juvenile offenders returning to their communities,” said U.S. Attorney Trutanich. “We know that effective reentry means safer communities and, therefore, I encourage our law enforcement and community partners to apply.”
The funding is available through OJP, the federal government’s leading source of public safety funding and crime victim assistance in state, local and tribal jurisdictions. OJP’s programs support a wide array of activities and services, including adult and juvenile reentry initiatives and research projects designed to improve our knowledge of what works in reentry programming.
A number of funding opportunities are currently open, with several more opening in the near future.
Total Available: $7.2 million Deadline: 4/27/2020
Total Available: $3 million Deadline: 4/28/2020
Total Available: $13.2 million Deadline: 4/27/2020
Total Available: $4 million Deadline: 5/4/2020
Total Available: $6 million Deadline: 5/5/2020
Total Available: Determined after selection Deadline: 4/10/2020
Total Available: $13.5 million Deadline: 5/4/2020
Total Available: $4 million Deadline: 4/28/2020
Total Available: $7 million Deadline: 4/28/2020
For more information regarding all OJP funding opportunities, visit https://www.ojp.gov/funding/explore/current-funding-opportunities