This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to support investment in current and future leaders in the criminal justice field, and to bring talent and expertise from the field to the Bureau of Justice Assistance so they may inform policy and practice.
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 organizations’ investment in current and future leaders in the criminal justice field and to bring talent and expertise from the field into a policymaking position through the Visiting Fellows Program. The overview notes eligible applicants as being: city, township, county, state, or tribal governments; Native American tribal organizations, other than federally recognized tribal governments; nonprofit organizations, regardless of 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education; for profit organizations other than small businesses; public, private, and state-controlled institutions of higher education; and public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities. 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.