This document serves as a fact sheet on a grant to support the creation of regional drug data research centers and to promote public safety services; 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 create a regional drug data research center to reduce fatal and nonfatal overdoses; to promote public safety; and to support prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery services. The overview notes eligible applicants as being private, public, and state-controlled institutions of higher education. The document 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.