This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to support comprehensive community-based approaches to prevent and respond to hate crimes; it provides an overview of who may apply and why, maximum award funds, where to find more information, tips for successful grant applications, and how and when to apply.
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 comprehensive community-based approaches to address hate crimes that promote community awareness and preparedness, increase victim reporting, and improve responses to hate crimes. The document lists eligible applicants as being Native American tribal organizations, other than federally recognized tribal governments; non-profits, regardless of 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education; public, private, and state-controlled institutions of higher education; and community-based organizations or civil rights organizations that are tribal, non-profit, and academic. It 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 five tips for submitting a successful grant application, with details about how and when to apply; it notes that the System for Award Management (SAM) registration or renewal may take up to 10 business days.