BJA FY24 Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 14th, 2024
Close Date
April 10th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$300,000.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Expected No. Awards
13
Opportunity No.
O-BJA-2024-171979

Agency

Bureau of Justice Assistance (USDOJ-OJP-BJA)

Eligible Applicants

For-Profit Organizations

Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding through the BJA FY24 Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program. This program aims to strengthen the ME/C system by increasing the number of qualified forensic pathologists and enhancing the quality of medicolegal death investigations nationwide. The program will provide funding for forensic pathology fellowships and resources necessary for ME/C offices to achieve and maintain accreditation. The grant opportunity does not require cost sharing or matching. For-profit organizations are eligible to apply. The closing date for applications is April 10, 2024. The award ceiling is $300,000 and the expected number of awards is 13. More information can be found at the following link: https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-bja-2024-171979. For any inquiries, contact the National Criminal Justice Reference Service Response Center at grants@ncjrs.gov.

Description

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding. OJP is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights and equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety and protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community. With this solicitation, BJA seeks to fund applications to strengthen the ME/C system by increasing the number of qualified forensic pathologists and enhance the quality of medicolegal death investigations nationwide. This program furthers the DOJ’s mission to uphold the rule of law, to keep our country safe, and to protect civil rights by providing resources to improve medicolegal death investigations (MDIs) in the United States. Specifically, through this program, BJA will award funding for: 1. Forensic pathology fellowships (up to two allowed, per application). 2. Resources necessary for ME/C offices to achieve and maintain accreditation. Successful Grant Application Examples: Samples of previous and successful applications under both Purpose Area 1, Forensic Pathology Fellowships, and Purpose Area 2, ME/C Office Accreditation, can be found at: https://bja.ojp.gov/program/strengthening-mec/funding.

Contact Information

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