FY 2017 BJA Sentinel Events Initiative Demonstration Project: Technical Assistance Provider

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) in partnership with the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for the Sentinel Events Initiative Demonstration Project: Technical Assistance (TA) Provider. This program furthers the Department’s mission by assisting state and local jurisdictions to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system by including and sponsoring TA as part of a larger research effort to provide objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice.

Deadline: July 27, 2017
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2017 Victims of Crime Act Funding Opportunity for Services to Victims of Community Violence

The purpose of this grant opportunity is to fund direct services for victims of community violence. Applicants may request a minimum of $75,000 to a maximum of $1,000,000 in federal funding for use over a 12-month period. The term of the grant agreement will commence upon its effective date. Based on program performance and fund availability, ICJIA may recommend allocation of funding to support an additional 24 months.

Deadline: August 10, 2017 (Notice of Intent due July 28, 2017)
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HHS Announces Over $70 Million in Grants to Address the Opioid Crisis

SAMHSA is accepting applications for over $70 million in grants over multiple years to help communities and healthcare providers prevent opioid overdose deaths and provide treatment for opioid use disorder.

Administered through SAMHSA, these funds will be made available through the following three grants:

  • Medication-Assisted Treatment and Prescription Drugs Opioid Addiction: Up to $28 million to five grantees to increase access of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. MAT combines behavioral therapy and FDA-approved medication.
  • First Responders: Up to $41.7 million over four years to approximately 30 grantees to train and provide resources for first responders and members of other key community sectors on carrying and administering an FDA-approved product for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.
  • Improving Access to Overdose Treatment: Up to $1 million over five years to one grantee to expand availability to overdose reversal medications in healthcare settings and to establish protocols to connect patients who have experienced a drug overdose with appropriate treatment.

Deadline: July 31, 2017
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Federal Grants for Criminal Justice Programs

The United States government has a consolidated list of all federal grants at http://www.grants.gov. This website offers tutorials and educational resources about grants, as well as searchable grants based on funding agency, keyword, eligibility criteria, and more.

Deadline: Open and ongoing
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