BJA FY 2024 Enhancing Correctional Practices to Protect Vulnerable People: Technical Assistance and Microgrant Program

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
March 19th, 2024
Close Date
June 13th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$2,500,000.00
Award Floor
$0.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
O-BJA-2024-172047

Agency

Bureau of Justice Assistance (USDOJ-OJP-BJA)

Eligible Applicants

Small Businesses

Funding Category

Humanities

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is offering a grant opportunity titled "Enhancing Correctional Practices to Protect Vulnerable People: Technical Assistance and Microgrant Program". This program aims to fund an organization to administer a competitive microgrant program and provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to agencies working to protect vulnerable people in prisons, jails, and other confinement settings, and to reduce reliance on restrictive or punitive approaches. Vulnerable people include individuals with physical disabilities, severe/persistent mental illness, LGBTQ+ individuals, youthful inmates in adult facilities, blind, deaf, or non-English speaking individuals. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The award ceiling is $2,500,000 and there is an expected number of one award to be given. Small businesses are eligible to apply. The closing date for applications is June 13, 2024. For more information and to apply, visit the following link: https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-bja-2024-172047. For any inquiries, contact the OJP Response Center at grants@ncjrs.gov.

Description

With this solicitation, BJA will award one cooperative agreement to fund an organization to administer a competitive microgrant program and provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to agencies working to protect vulnerable people in prisons, jails, and other confinement settings, and to reduce reliance on restrictive or punitive approaches. Vulnerable people include, but are not limited to, those with one or more physical disability, severe/persistent mental illness, or who are LGBTQ+, youthful inmates in adult facilities, blind, deaf, or non-English speaking.

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