BJA FY 15 Adjudication and Law Enforcement National Initiatives: Improving Responses to Criminal Justice Issues

The FY 2015 Adjudication and Law Enforcement National Initiatives:
Improving Responses to Criminal Justice Issues Competitive Grant Announcement focuses on national initiatives to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, specifically by (1) providing training and technical assistance

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(TTA) to jurisdictions engaged in problem-solving justice initiatives; (2) training judges on advanced criminal justice topics; (3) improving public trust and confidence in the court system by promoting procedural justice; (4) providing TTA to jurisdictions engaged in capital case litigation; (5) providing TTA to prosecutors interested in diverting addicted offenders to substance abuse treatment in lieu of prison; (6) convening prosecutors to implement innovative policies and strategies; and (7) developing an executive training session for police leadership.

This program is funded under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Training and Technical Assistance Program (Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act 2015, Pub.



113-235, 128 Stat.

5, 68), the Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program (42 U.S.C.

3797u et seq), the Capital Case Litigation Initiative (42 U.S.C.

§14163 et seq.), and the Second Chance Act of 2007 (Pub.


Agency: Department of Justice

Office: Office of Justice Programs

Estimated Funding: Not Available

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are limited to for-profit (commercial) organizations, nonprofit organizations (including tribal nonprofit or for-profit organizations), and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education) that support national initiatives to improve the functioning of the criminal justice systems.

For-profit organizations must agree to waive any profit or fees for services.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit an application that shows partnerships with key organizations in order to build strong working relationships with national-level organizations in the criminal justice field.

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 administering the funding and managing the entire project.

Only one application per lead applicant will be considered; however, subrecipients may be part of multiple proposals.

Applicants may apply to one or more categories listed within this announcement.

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For technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726 or 606-545-5035, or via e-mail to The Support Hotline hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except federal holidays.

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