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The below list captures OJP solicitations and challenges that closed during the current fiscal year.  You may also access archived funding opportunities using the list of links below.  If you are looking for current funding opportunities, access the Current Funding Opportunities page.

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Closed Solicitations – Fiscal Year 2021

Solicitation Deadline Program Office
Department of Justice
Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Grants.gov:  3/16/2021; JustGrants:  4/20/2021 DOJ
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Intellectual Property Enforcement Program:  Protecting Public Health, Safety, and the Economy from Counterfeit Goods and Product Piracy Grants.gov:  3/16/2021; JustGrants:  4/9/2021 BJA
The Kevin and Avonte Program:  Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities Grants.gov:  3/17/2021; JustGrants:  4/9/2021 BJA
Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Grants.gov:  3/19/2021; JustGrants:  4/9/2021 BJA
Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program Grants.gov:  3/31/2021; JustGrants:  4/14/2021 BJA
Justice Information Sharing Training and Technical Assistance (JIS TTA) Program Grants.gov:  4/5/2021; JustGrants:  4/19/2021 BJA
Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Program Grants.gov:  4/7/2021; JustGrants:  4/21/2021 BJA
Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions Site Based and Training and Technical Assistance Program Grants.gov:  4/7/2021; JustGrants:  4/21/2021 BJA
Tribal Justice System Infrastructure Training and Technical Assistance Initiative Grants.gov:  4/7/2021; JustGrants:  4/21/2021 BJA
Smart Prosecution – Innovative Prosecution Solutions Grants.gov:  4/12/2021; JustGrants:  4/26/2021 BJA
Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program Grants.gov:  4/13/2021; JustGrants:  4/27/2021 BJA
Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities Grants.gov:  4/20/2021; JustGrants:  5/4/2021 BJA
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program Grants.gov:  4/13/2021; JustGrants:  5/7/2021 BJA
John R. Justice (JRJ) Program Grants.gov:  4/20/2021; JustGrants:  5/18/2021 BJA
Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Training and Technical Assistance Program Grants.gov:  5/10/2021; JustGrants:  5/26/2021 BJA
Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) 6/21/2021 BJA
Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance Program - Logistics Grants.gov:  6/14/2021; JustGrants:  6/28/2021 BJA
Innovations in Reentry Initiative:  Building System Capacity & Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism Grants.gov:  6/14/2021; JustGrants:  6/28/2021 BJA
Safeguarding Correctional Facilities and Public Safety by Addressing Contraband Cellphones Program Grants.gov:  6/14/2021; JustGrants:  6/28/2021 BJA
Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence - Inventory, Tracking, and Reporting Grants.gov:  6/14/2021; JustGrants:  6/28/2021 BJA
Economic, High-Technology, White Collar, and Internet Crime Prevention National Training and Technical Assistance Program Grants.gov:  6/15/2021; JustGrants:  6/29/2021 BJA
Smart Probation:  Innovations in Supervision Initiative Grants.gov:  6/15/2021; JustGrants:  6/29/2021 BJA
Invited to Apply (June) - Continuation of BJA Previously Funded Awards Grants.gov:  6/16/2021; JustGrants:  6/30/2021 BJA
DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program Grants.gov:  6/29/2021; JustGrants:  7/2/2021 BJA
Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program (BCJI) Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 BJA
Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 BJA
National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 BJA
Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 BJA
Project Safe Neighborhoods Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 BJA
Project Safe Neighborhoods Training and Technical Assistance Program Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 BJA
Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 BJA
Second Chance Act:  Adult Reentry Education, Employment, Treatment and Recovery Program Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 BJA
Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 BJA
Swift, Certain, and Fair Supervision Program:  Applying the Principles Behind Project HOPE Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 BJA
Smart Suite Training and Technical Assistance Program Grants.gov:  6/29/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 BJA
Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program - Competitive Grants.gov:  6/24/2021; JustGrants:  7/8/2021 BJA
Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program - Formula Grants.gov:  6/24/2021; JustGrants:  7/8/2021 BJA
Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program Grants.gov:  6/24/2021; JustGrants:  7/8/2021 BJA
Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-based Program Grants.gov:  7/7/2021; JustGrants:  7/9/2021 BJA
Justice Reinvestment Initiative:  Reducing Crime by Improving Justice System Performance Grants.gov:  6/28/2021; JustGrants:  7/12/2021 BJA
The HOPE Institute:  Applying the Principles of Swiftness, Certainty, and Fairness Grants.gov:  6/29/2021; JustGrants:  7/13/2021 BJA
Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration Initiative Grants.gov:  6/30/2021; JustGrants:  7/14/2021 BJA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program - State Solicitation Grants.gov:  7/8/2021; JustGrants:  7/22/2021 BJA
Connect and Protect:  Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Responses Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/23/2021 BJA
Justice Reinvestment Initiative:  State-level Training and Technical Assistance Program Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/23/2021 BJA
Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Training and Technical Assistance Program Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/23/2021 BJA
National Ashanti Alert Network Training and Technical Assistance Program Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/23/2021 BJA
Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative for Law Enforcement Agencies Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/23/2021 BJA
Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative Training and Technical Assistance Provider Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/23/2021 BJA
Smart Policing Initiative Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/23/2021 BJA
Invited to Apply - Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Reallocation Funds Grants.gov:  7/9/2021; JustGrants:  7/23/2021 BJA
Invited to Apply - Sex Offender and Registration Notification Act (SORNA) Reallocation Funds Grants.gov:  7/9/2021; JustGrants:  7/23/2021 BJA
Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies Grants.gov:  7/12/2021; JustGrants:  7/26/2021 BJA
Child-friendly Family Visiting Spaces in Jails and Prisons Program Grants.gov:  7/12/2021; JustGrants:  7/26/2021 BJA
Collaborative Approaches toward Preventing and Addressing Hate Crime - Demonstration Projects Grants.gov:  7/26/2021; JustGrants:  7/28/2021 BJA
Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program Grants.gov:  7/26/2021; JustGrants:  7/28/2021 BJA
Invited to Apply - Continuation of BJA Previously Funded Awards Grants.gov:  7/28/2021; JustGrants:  7/30/2021 BJA
Internet of Things National Training and Technical Assistance Program Grants.gov:  7/26/2021; JustGrants:  8/9/2021 BJA
State Criminal Alien Assistance Program Grants.gov:  7/27/2021; JustGrants:  8/10/2021 BJA
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program - Local Solicitation Grants.gov:  8/9/2021; JustGrants:  8/16/2021 BJA
Visiting Fellows Program Grants.gov:  8/12/2021; JustGrants:  8/18/2021 BJA
Collaborative Crisis Response Training Program Grants.gov:  8/13/2021; JustGrants:  8/18/2021 BJA
National Initiatives: Law Enforcement and Prosecution Grants.gov:  8/13/2021; JustGrants:  8/18/2021 BJA
Preventing School Violence: BJA’s STOP School Violence Program Grants.gov:  8/13/2021; JustGrants:  8/18/2021 BJA
BJA FY 2021 Invited to Apply – Presidential Nominating Conventions 2 Grants.gov:  8/13/2021; JustGrants:  8/19/2021 BJA
Restrictive Housing Reform Implementation Assistance Program Grants.gov:  8/10/2021; JustGrants:  8/24/2021 BJA
Bureau of Justice Statistics
State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers Grants.gov:  3/11/2021; JustGrants:  3/18/2021 BJS
Census of Law Enforcement Training Academies Grants.gov:  3/29/2021; JustGrants:  4/12/2021 BJS
Continuation of the Federal Justice Statistics Program Grants.gov:  3/30/2021; JustGrants:  4/13/2021 BJS
National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) Grants.gov:  4/8/2021; JustGrants:  4/15/2021 BJS
NICS Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP) Grants.gov:  4/22/2021; JustGrants:  4/29/2021 BJS
Local Jail Reporting Program (LJRP) Pilot Test Grants.gov:  6/14/2021; JustGrants:  6/28/2021 BJS
National Census of Victim Service Providers Grants.gov:  6/14/2021; JustGrants:  6/28/2021 BJS
State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers (SJS-SAC) Technical Assistance Program Grants.gov:  6/14/2021; JustGrants:  6/28/2021 BJS
National Institute of Justice
Research Assistantship Program, Academic Year 2021-2022 1/25/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime Grants.gov:  3/16/2021; JustGrants:  3/30/2021 NIJ
National Juvenile Court Data Archive Grants.gov:  3/17/2021; JustGrants:  3/30/2021 NIJ
Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime Grants.gov:  3/22/2021; JustGrants:  4/5/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation of Trafficking in Persons Grants.gov:  3/22/2021; JustGrants:  4/5/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on School Safety Grants.gov:  3/22/2021; JustGrants:  4/5/2021 NIJ
Research on Juvenile Reoffending Grants.gov:  3/22/2021; JustGrants:  4/5/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives Grants.gov:  3/25/2021; JustGrants:  4/8/2021 NIJ
Research on Juvenile Justice Topics Grants.gov:  3/25/2021; JustGrants:  4/8/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on Policing Grants.gov:  3/31/2021; JustGrants:  4/14/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on Crime Laboratory Systems and Processes Grants.gov:  4/5/2021; JustGrants:  4/19/2021 NIJ
Tribal-Researcher Capacity-Building Grants Solicitation Grants.gov:  4/12/2021; JustGrants:  4/26/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women Grants.gov:  4/13/2021; JustGrants:  4/27/2021 NIJ
Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science Civilians Program 5/3/2021 NIJ
Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science Scholars Program 5/3/2021 NIJ
Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science Academics Program 5/3/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on the Police Response to Homelessness Grants.gov:  4/19/2021; JustGrants:  5/3/2021 NIJ
NIJ Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice Grants.gov:  4/29/2021; JustGrants:  5/13/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on Policing Strategies for Civil Disturbances Grants.gov:  4/29/2021; JustGrants:  5/13/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on Domestic Terrorism Prevention Grants.gov:  4/29/2021; JustGrants:  5/13/2021 NIJ
Forensic Technology Center of Excellence Grants.gov:  6/3/2021; JustGrants:  6/10/2021 NIJ
Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Grants.gov:  6/3/2021; JustGrants:  6/10/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Grants.gov:  6/3/2021; JustGrants:  6/10/2021 NIJ
Research to Reduce Trauma for Child Pornography Victims Grants.gov:  6/3/2021; JustGrants:  6/10/2021 NIJ
National Center on Forensics Grants.gov:  6/10/2021; JustGrants:  6/17/2021 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on a National Model for Technical Violations Grants.gov:  6/10/2021; JustGrants:  6/17/2021 NIJ
Research on the Impact of Public Policy on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System Grants.gov:  6/11/2021; JustGrants:  6/21/2021 NIJ
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Children's Advocacy Centers Membership and Accreditation Program Grants.gov:  3/5/2021; JustGrants:  3/26/2021 OJJDP
Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning Demonstration Program Grants.gov:  3/15/2021; JustGrants:  3/29/2021 OJJDP
Court Appointed Special Advocates Training, Technical Assistance, and Subgrants Program Grants.gov:  3/12/2021; JustGrants:  4/9/2021 OJJDP
Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System Grants.gov:  3/12/2021; JustGrants:  4/9/2021 OJJDP
Supporting Effective Interventions for Adolescent Sex Offenders and Children with Sexual Behavior Problems Grants.gov:  3/22/2021; JustGrants:  4/9/2021 OJJDP
Multistate Mentoring Programs Initiative Grants.gov:  3/23/2021; JustGrants:  4/9/2021 OJJDP
National Mentoring Programs Grants.gov:  3/23/2021; JustGrants:  4/9/2021 OJJDP
Child Abuse Training for Judicial and Court Personnel Grants.gov:  3/1/2021; JustGrants:  4/12/2021 OJJDP
Enhancing Juvenile Indigent Defense Grants.gov:  3/1/2021; JustGrants:  4/12/2021 OJJDP
Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children Grants.gov:  3/5/2021; JustGrants:  4/12/2021 OJJDP
Mentoring for Youth Affected by the Opioid Crisis and Drug Addiction Grants.gov:  3/30/2021; JustGrants:  4/13/2021 OJJDP
Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program Grants.gov:  6/15/2021; JustGrants:  6/29/2021 OJJDP
Second Chance Act Youth Offender Reentry Program Grants.gov:  6/15/2021; JustGrants:  6/29/2021 OJJDP
Children’s Advocacy Centers National Subgrants Program Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 OJJDP
Comprehensive Youth Violence Prevention and Reduction Program Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 OJJDP
Family Drug Court Program Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 OJJDP
Strategies To Support Children Exposed to Violence Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 OJJDP
Delinquency Prevention Grants Program Grants.gov:  6/28/2021; JustGrants:  7/12/2021 OJJDP

Opioid Affected Youth Initiative

Grants.gov:  6/28/2021; JustGrants:  7/12/2021 OJJDP
Supporting Tribal Youth:  Training and Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership Development Grants.gov:  6/28/2021; JustGrants:  7/12/2021 OJJDP
OJJDP FY 2021 Title II Solicitation Grants.gov:  6/29/2021; JustGrants:  7/13/2021 OJJDP
Family-Based Alternative Sentencing Program Grants.gov:  7/2/2021; JustGrants:  7/16/2021 OJJDP
Post-Secondary Education Opportunities for Child Protection Professionals Grants.gov:  7/2/2021; JustGrants:  7/16/2021 OJJDP
Juvenile Justice System Reform Initiative Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/21/2021 OJJDP
Strengthening ICAC Technological Investigative Capacity Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/21/2021 OJJDP
OJJDP FY 2020 and 2021 Nonparticipating States:  American Samoa (2020), Connecticut (2020 and 2021), Nebraska (2020 and 2021), New Mexico (2020), Texas (2020 and 2021), Wyoming (2020 and 2021), and Virgin Islands (2020) Solicitation Grants.gov:  7/21/2021; JustGrants:  8/2/2021 OJJDP
Office for Victims of Crime
Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) for Crime Victim Compensation and Assistance 3/31/2021 OVC
Field-Generated Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance for Law Enforcement Grants.gov:  4/16/2021; JustGrants:  4/30/2021 OVC
Preventing Trafficking of Girls Grants.gov:  4/16/2021; JustGrants:  4/30/2021 OVC
Training and Technical Assistance for Human Trafficking Service Providers Grants.gov:  4/16/2021; JustGrants:  4/30/2021 OVC
Enhancing Juvenile and Family Court Responses to Human Trafficking Grants.gov:  4/16/2021; JustGrants:  5/7/2021 OVC
Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking Grants.gov:  4/16/2021; JustGrants:  5/7/2021 OVC
Services for Minor Victims of Labor Trafficking Grants.gov:  4/16/2021; JustGrants:  5/7/2021 OVC
Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Grants.gov:  4/16/2021; JustGrants:  5/7/2021 OVC
Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula Grant Program Grants.gov:  5/12/2021; JustGrants:  6/14/2021 OVC
Advancing the Use of Technology to Assist Victims of Crime Grants.gov:  6/14/2021; JustGrants:  6/28/2021 OVC
Transforming America's Response to Elder Abuse:  Enhanced Multidisciplinary Teams (E-MDTs) for Older Victims of Financial Exploitation and Abuse Grants.gov:  6/14/2021; JustGrants:  6/28/2021 OVC

Addressing Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting

Grants.gov:  6/15/2021; JustGrants:  6/29/2021 OVC
Emergency and Transitional Pet Shelter and Housing Assistance Grant Program Grants.gov:  6/15/2021; JustGrants:  6/29/2021 OVC
Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking Grants.gov:  6/15/2021; JustGrants:  6/29/2021 OVC
Expanding Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Services to Victims of Sexual Assault Grants.gov:  6/15/2021; JustGrants:  6/29/2021 OVC
Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking Grants.gov:  6/15/2021; JustGrants:  6/29/2021 OVC
Building State Technology Capacity Grants.gov:  6/17/2021; JustGrants:  7/1/2021 OVC
National Joint Training Conference for VOCA Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation Administrators (2022–2024) Grants.gov:  6/17/2021; JustGrants:  7/1/2021 OVC
Services to Support Victims of Hate Crime and Strengthen Communities Grants.gov:  6/18/2021; JustGrants:  7/2/2021 OVC
Services for Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking Grants.gov:  6/22/2021; JustGrants:  7/6/2021 OVC
Advancing Hospital-Based Victim Services Grants.gov:  6/28/2021; JustGrants:  7/12/2021 OVC
Law Enforcement Human Trafficking Fellowship Program Grants.gov:  6/28/2021; JustGrants:  7/12/2021 OVC
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Community Awareness Projects (2022) Grants.gov:  6/28/2021; JustGrants:  7/12/2021 OVC
Fostering Resilience and Hope:  Bridging the Gap Between Law Enforcement and the Community Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/19/2021 OVC
VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/21/2021 OVC
VOCA Victim Compensation Fellow Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/21/2021 OVC
VOCA Victim Compensation Formula Grant Grants.gov:  7/6/2021; JustGrants:  7/21/2021 OVC
National Center for Culturally Responsive Victim Services Grants.gov:  7/12/2021; JustGrants:  7/26/2021 OVC
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking
Keep Young Athletes Safe Grants.gov:  3/1/2021; JustGrants:  3/15/2021 SMART
Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program Grants.gov:  3/1/2021; JustGrants:  3/15/2021 SMART
Other Funding Opportunities
No closed solicitations at this time.

Closed Challenges – Fiscal Year 2021

NIJ Recidivism Forecasting Challenge


Archived Funding Opportunities

Date Modified: August 25, 2021
Date Created: January 21, 2020