The DOJ’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (DOJ) opens the competition for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program: State Solicitation (CFDA Number: 16.738) (Funding Opportunity Number: BJA-2015-4165). This is a massive funding program that helps cut the local crime rate.
Eligibility: State and local governments; Funding: $255.7 million for 1,156 awards.
Deadline: June 16.
JAG funding is the primary federal funding source for criminal justice activities at the state and local levels. States use the funding for a range of programs, including: law enforcement; prosecution and court programs; corrections; drug treatment and enforcement; and crime victim and witness initiatives.
Contact: Questions, 800/851-3420; e-mail, email@example.com