BJA FY 14 National Initiatives: Reaching Criminal Justice Policymakers

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 2, 2014 (Monday)
Award AmountUp to $ 800,000
Category of Funding ActivityLaw, Justice and Legal Services
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • 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 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.

Program Description

The purpose of this program is to provide the nation's criminal justice policymakers with objective, fact-based information, resources, and training and technical assistance (TTA) on timely and pressing criminal justice issues of potential concern to them. The intent is to support pathways for evidence-based best practices to reach policymakers in various roles. Category 1 of this solicitation seeks a provider to deliver training, technical assistance, and strategic planning services to State Administering Agencies (SAAs) on topics most relevant to them. Category 2 of this solicitation seeks multiple TTA providers to provide specialized information, training, and technical assistance to policymakers at all levels of state and local government? such as governors, state legislators, county officials, and mayors?on criminal justice topics most relevant to them. Category 3 of this solicitation seeks a provider to deliver training, technical assistance, and specialized information to paroling authorities on evidence-based practices most relevant to them. Category 4 of this solicitation seeks a provider to deliver training and technical assistance to state and local departments of corrections designed to reduce the use of segregation.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberBJA-2014-3886
Funding Opportunity TitleBJA FY 14 National Initiatives: Reaching Criminal Justice Policymakers
Opportunity CategoryLaw, Justice and Legal Services
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateApril 11, 2014 (Friday)
Application Due DateJune 2, 2014 (Monday)
Application Archive DateJuly 2, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUp to $ 800,000
CFDA Number
  • 16.751 - Edward Byrne Memorial Competitive Grant Program

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • 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 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.

Contact Information

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