BJA FY 14 Law Enforcement: National Training and Technical Assistance

Quick Facts

Due DateMay 13, 2014 (Tuesday)
Award AmountUp to $ 700,000
Category of Funding ActivityLaw, Justice and Legal Services
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Others - Eligible applicants are limited to national, regional, state, or local public and private entities, including for-profit (commercial) and nonprofit organizations (including tribal for-profit or nonprofit organizations), faith-based and community organizations, institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education), tribal jurisdictions, 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 forgo any profit or management fee. Applicants must also have experience in delivering criminal justice training and technical assistance nationwide. BJA welcomes applications that involve two or more entities; however, one eligible entity must be the applicant and the others must be proposed as subrecipients. The applicant must be the entity with primary responsibility for conducting and leading the program.

Program Description

This FY 2014 competitive grant announcement focuses on two national initiatives to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system by addressing training and technical assistance (TTA) needs for state and local law enforcement and crime prevention efforts addressing emerging crime. First, BJA is seeking applications to provide nationwide TTA to increase the effectiveness and ensure success of state and local multi-jurisdictional law enforcement task forces created and addressing local crime issues. Second, BJA has undertaken a suite of work aimed at improving homicide clearance rates. In furtherance of this mission, BJA is seeking applications to provide national TTA to departments seeking assistance in improving homicide investigations and, subsequently, their homicide clearance rate.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberBJA-2014-3844
Funding Opportunity TitleBJA FY 14 Law Enforcement: National Training and Technical Assistance
Opportunity CategoryLaw, Justice and Legal Services
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMarch 27, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateMay 13, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Archive DateJune 12, 2014 (Thursday)
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUp to $ 700,000
CFDA Number
  • 16.738 - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Others - Eligible applicants are limited to national, regional, state, or local public and private entities, including for-profit (commercial) and nonprofit organizations (including tribal for-profit or nonprofit organizations), faith-based and community organizations, institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education), tribal jurisdictions, 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 forgo any profit or management fee. Applicants must also have experience in delivering criminal justice training and technical assistance nationwide. BJA welcomes applications that involve two or more entities; however, one eligible entity must be the applicant and the others must be proposed as subrecipients. The applicant must be the entity with primary responsibility for conducting and leading the program.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Justice
Program Information WebsiteFull Announcement
ContactOffice: Office of Justice Programs
Address: Bureau of Justice Assistance
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