With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals to strengthen the medical examiner/coroner (ME/C) system in the United States.
Through this program, NIJ will support grants in two focus areas by:
(1) Supporting forensic pathology fellowships; and (2) Providing resources necessary for medical
examiner and coroner offices to achieve accreditation.
Any awards under this solicitation would be made under statutory authority provided by a full-year appropriations act for FY 201 8. As of the writing of this solicitation, the Department of Justice is operating under a short-term "Continuing Resolution"; no full-year appropriation for the Department has been enacted for FY 201 8.