BJA FY 14 National Training and Technical Assistance: Capital Case Litigation

Quick Facts

Due DateMay 27, 2014 (Tuesday)
Award AmountUp to $ 250,000
Category of Funding ActivityLaw, Justice and Legal Services
Eligible Applicants
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Others - Eligible applicants are limited to public or nonprofit organizations, for-profit entities that agree to forego any profit or management fees, and institutions of higher education that have experience and expertise in defending, and providing training on, death penalty cases. Applicants must also have experience in delivering 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

The purpose of the Capital Case Litigation Initiative (CCLI) (supported by and funded through 42 U.S.C. ?14163 et seq.) is to assist states with: (1) improving the quality of legal representation provided to indigent defendants in state capital cases, and (2) enhancing the ability of prosecutors to effectively represent the public in state capital cases. Pursuant to the authorizing statute, 42 U.S.C. ? 14163e(b), CCLI funding must be allocated equally between the defense and prosecution. This FY 2014 grant announcement specifically focuses on purpose (1) above: improving the quality of legal representation provided to indigent defendants in state capital cases. Purpose (2), enhancing the ability of prosecutors to effectively represent the public in state capital cases, is being funded separately and is not covered in this grant announcement.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberBJA-2014-3873
Funding Opportunity TitleBJA FY 14 National Training and Technical Assistance: Capital Case Litigation
Opportunity CategoryLaw, Justice and Legal Services
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateApril 9, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateMay 27, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Archive DateJune 26, 2014 (Thursday)
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUp to $ 250,000
CFDA Number
  • 16.746 - Capital Case Litigation

Eligible Applicants

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Others - Eligible applicants are limited to public or nonprofit organizations, for-profit entities that agree to forego any profit or management fees, and institutions of higher education that have experience and expertise in defending, and providing training on, death penalty cases. Applicants must also have experience in delivering 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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