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New Justice-Related Federal Funding Solicitations Released

May 2, 2019

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is accepting FY 2019 funding applications for the below programs:

Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program

The Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program provides funding to community and faith-based organizations and Native American tribes interested in developing and implementing comprehensive and collaborative programs that support people who are reentering communities after incarceration. The program is particularly interested in reentry programs that demonstrate strong partnerships with corrections, parole, probation, law enforcement and other reentry service providers. For additional information and to apply, please click here. Applications are due by June 11.

Youth Offender Reentry Program

The program provides funding for states, local governments, Indian tribes, service providers, and nonprofit organizations for strategic planning and implementation of juvenile reentry projects that provide comprehensive reentry services before, during, and after a young person’s release from confinement. It is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. For additional information and to apply, please click here. Applications are due by June 24. 

Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP)

The JMHCP grants support officer and public safety, violence reduction, and recidivism reduction efforts through social service and other partnerships that aim to enhance and increase law enforcement responses to people in this population. The program facilitates communication, collaboration, and the delivery of support services among justice professionals and treatment and related service providers.  For additional information and to apply, please click here. Applications are due by June 25.

Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Program

This program provides funding to state and local government agencies and Indian tribes to improve reentry services and programs for people with co-occurring substance addictions and mental illnesses who are returning from incarceration. Specifically, its goal is to improve access to and delivery of standardized screening and assessment, collaborative comprehensive case management, and pre- and post-release programming that address criminogenic risk and needs, including treatment and services that address mental illness and substance addiction. For additional information and to apply, please click here. Applications are due by June 25. 

Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities

The purpose of this program is to provide state and local community corrections agencies with information, resources, and training and technical assistance on ways to improve supervision capacity and partnerships with other justice agencies to prevent recidivism and reduce crime in their jurisdictions. The Innovations in Supervision Initiative provides opportunities to increase community corrections agencies’ ability to reduce crimes committed by those supervised in the community. For additional information and to apply, please click here. Applications are due by June 25.

Innovative Reentry Initiatives: Building System Capacity & Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism

The purpose of the FY 2019 Innovative Reentry Initiatives: Building System Capacity and Testing Reentry Strategies to Reduce Recidivism is to provide state and local jurisdictions and Indian tribes with the resources and training and technical assistance necessary to identify assets and gaps in their reentry systems and to develop capacity and partnerships to provide services that prevent recidivism, reduce crime, and improve public safety in their jurisdictions. For additional information and to apply, please click here. Applications are due by June 25

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