U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Current Funding Opportunities

The table below lists all the open OJP funding opportunities, with links to the full text of the solicitation and to the appropriate grants system to apply. We encourage you to check out the Apply section of the site for information and training on writing and submitting an application. If you are looking for funding opportunities released in previous years or that closed during the current fiscal year, go to the Past Funding Opportunities page.

  • Open Solicitations

    Solicitations are OJP’s competitive and formula/block grant funding opportunity announcements.

  • Open Challenges

    Challenges are technical, scientific, ideation, and creative competitions where the U.S. government seeks innovative solutions from the public, bringing the best ideas and talent together to solve mission-centric problems.

Open Solicitations


Solicitation Deadline Apply
Department of Justice
No open solicitations    
Bureau of Justice Assistance
National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) 03/02/2017 Grants.gov
Law Enforcement National Initiatives: Improving Responses to Criminal Justice Issues 03/07/2017 Grants.gov
Preventing Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers and Ensuring Officer Resilience and Survivability (VALOR) Initiative 03/07/2017 Grants.gov
Smart Supervision: Reducing Prison Populations, Saving Money, and Creating Safer Communities 03/07/2017 Grants.gov
Wrongful Conviction Review Program 03/07/2017 Grants.gov
National Anti-Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance for Law Enforcement Task Forces Program 03/09/2017 Grants.gov
Second Chance Act Reentry Program for Adults with Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Disorders 03/14/2017 Grants.gov
Smart Reentry: Focus on Evidence-based Strategies for Successful Reentry from Incarceration to Community 03/14/2017 Grants.gov
Swift, Certain, and Fair (SCF) Supervision Program – Including Project HOPE 03/20/2017 Grants.gov
Tribal Justice System Infrastructure Program Training and Technical Assistance Initiative 03/21/2017 Grants.gov
Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program: (Project Safe Neighborhoods) 03/28/2017 Grants.gov
Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program 04/04/2017 Grants.gov
Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program 04/25/2017 Grants.gov
Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program 04/25/2017 Grants.gov
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Faculty Research Fellowship Program in Criminal Justice Statistics 03/02/2017 Grants.gov
State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers, 2017 03/15/2017 GMS
National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) 04/05/2017 Grants.gov
NICS Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP) 04/19/2017 Grants.gov
National Institute of Justice
Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program – Competitive 03/10/2017 Grants.gov
Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program – Formula 03/10/2017 GMS
DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula) 03/13/2017 GMS
Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and Capacity Enhancement Program 03/13/2017 Grants.gov
Research and Evaluation on Victims of Crime 03/14/2017 Grants.gov
Research on Reducing Violence in Communities 03/15/2017 Grants.gov
Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons 03/17/2017 Grants.gov
Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Teen Dating Violence, Sexual Violence, and Intimate Partner Violence 03/20/2017 Grants.gov
Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals 03/20/2017 Grants.gov
Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program 03/20/2017 Grants.gov
Research and Evaluation on Domestic Radicalization to Violent Extremism 03/22/2017 Grants.gov
Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System 03/23/2017 Grants.gov
Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime 03/23/2017 Grants.gov
Research to Improve Officer Decision-making 03/23/2017 Grants.gov
Understanding the Impacts of Policing Strategies and Practices (Beyond Crime Reduction) 03/23/2017 Grants.gov
Comprehensive School Safety Initiative 03/24/2017 Grants.gov
Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence 03/24/2017 Grants.gov
New Investigator/Early Career Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences 03/27/2017 Grants.gov
Visiting Fellows Program 03/27/2017 Grants.gov
Research, Development, and Evaluation of Technologies to Improve School Safety 03/30/2017 Grants.gov
W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Race and Crime 03/31/2017 Grants.gov
Research on Bias Crimes 04/03/2017 Grants.gov
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Smart on Juvenile Justice: Enhancing Youth Access to Justice Initiative 03/02/2017 Grants.gov
Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative 03/13/2017 Grants.gov
Safe and Thriving Communities: Planning and Collaboration 04/03/2017 Grants.gov
Title II Formula Grants Program 04/17/2017 GMS
Office for Victims of Crime
Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking 03/09/2017 Grants.gov
Specialized Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance for Service Providers 03/16/2017 Grants.gov
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking
No open solicitations    

Open Challenge

Challenge Deadline Apply
There are no open challenges    


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