U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
08/23/19 8:00 PM ET
Grants of less than $25,000 and grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories local units of government to assist in reducing and preventing crime and violence. Funding is intended to support a range of criminal justice programs by providing additional equipment, personnel, training, supplies, technical assistance, contractual support, and information systems.
Criminal justice programs may include any one or more of the following:
Additionally, JAG funds awarded to a unit of local government under this FY 2019 solicitation may be used for any purpose indicated in Appendix D: https://www.bja.gov/funding/JAGLocal19.pdf#page=34
In connection with all of the above purposes (including those indicated in the appendix), it should be noted that the statute defines “criminal justice” as “activities pertaining to crime prevention, control, or reduction, or the enforcement of the criminal law, including, but not limited to, police efforts to prevent, control, or reduce crime or to apprehend criminals, including juveniles, activities of courts having criminal jurisdiction, and related agencies (including but not limited to prosecutorial and defender services, juvenile delinquency agencies and pretrial service or release agencies), activities of corrections, probation, or parole authorities and related agencies assisting in the rehabilitation, supervision, and care of criminal offenders, and programs relating to the prevention, control, or reduction of narcotic addiction and juvenile delinquency.”
BJA intends to focus much of its work on the areas of emphasis described below, and encourages each recipient of an FY 2019 JAG award to join federal law enforcement agencies in addressing these challenges:
For detailed descriptions on each of the above priority areas, see: https://www.bja.gov/funding/JAGLocal19.pdf#page=12
GrantWatch ID#: 172802
BJA estimates that it will make up to 1,147 local awards.
Awards of at least $25,000 are 4 years in length. Awards of less than $25,000 are 2 years in length.
Awards of at least $25,000 are 4 years in length, and performance periods will be from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2022. Extensions beyond this period may be made on a caseby-case basis at the discretion of BJA and must be requested via GMS no fewer than 30 days prior to the grant end date.
Awards of less than $25,000 are 2 years in length, and performance periods will be from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2020. Extensions of up to 2 years can be requested for these awards via GMS no fewer than 30 days prior to the grant end date, and will be automatically granted upon request.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Grants Management System (GMS): https://grants.ojp.usdoj.gov/
For technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Grants Management System Support Hotline:
888-549-9901, option 3
The GMS Support Hotline hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 6:00 a.m. to midnight eastern time, except federal holidays.
For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the Response Center:
TTY: 301-240-6310 (Hearing impaired only)
Web chat: https://webcontact.ncjrs.gov/ncjchat/chat.jsp
Response Center hours of operation are 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM ET, Monday through Friday, and 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET on the solicitation close date.
Applicants also may contact the appropriate BJA State Policy Advisor: https://www.bja.gov/About/Contacts/ProgramsOffice.html
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
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