This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to support state and local jurisdictions’ capacities to respond to violent crime and the functioning of the criminal justice system, through the investigation and prosecution of cases resulting from sexual assault kit evidence and the collection of lawfully owed DNA from convicted offenders.
This solicitation overview provides grant information and resources for entities that may be interested in funding assistance from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to support state and local jurisdictions through the National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI): Training and Technical Assistance Program. The grant offers funding to improve state and local jurisdictions’ capacities to respond to violent crime and the functioning of the criminal justice system through the investigation and prosecution of cases involving sexual assault kit (SAK) evidence and the collection of lawfully owed DNA from convicted offenders. The overview notes eligible applicants as being: states; units of local government, including federally recognized Indian/Native American tribal governments; nonprofits and for-profit organizations, including tribal organizations; institutions of higher education; and consortiums with experience providing national and local-level training and technical assistance (TTA). The fact sheet provides details on the maximum amount of funding per award and lists examples of strategies or activities that can be funded, as well as where to get more information about the grant opportunity. The document also lists tips for submitting a successful grant application, with details about how and when to apply.
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