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 Initiatives – Adjudications: Training and Technical Assistance to Support the Protection of Constitutional Rights Under the Sixth Amendment 05/16/2017 Grants.gov
PREA Program: Strategic Support for PREA Implementation in Local Confinement Facilities Nationwide 05/25/2017 Grants.gov
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Visiting Fellows: Criminal Justice Statistics Programs 05/04/2017 Grants.gov
National Institute of Justice
Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence-Inventory, Tracking, and Reporting Program (SAFE-ITR) 04/28/2017 Grants.gov
Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System 05/08/2017 Grants.gov
Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence 05/09/2017 Grants.gov
NIJ Evaluation of OVC's Vision 21: Law Enforcement and the Communities They Serve: Supporting Collective Healing in the Wake of Harm Program 05/15/2017 Grants.gov
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Changing Minds: Professional Development and Public Education To Address Children Exposed to Violence and Childhood Trauma 05/02/2017 Grants.gov
Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program 05/02/2017 Grants.gov
National Incidence Studies of Missing Children Reported to Law Enforcement 05/03/2017 Grants.gov
Second Chance Act Smart on Juvenile Justice: Community Supervision Reform Program 05/08/2017 Grants.gov
VOCA Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Professionals 05/11/2017 Grants.gov
Office for Victims of Crime
Serving Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Seamless Approach from First Response 05/02/2017 Grants.gov
Vision 21: Building State Technology Capacity—Victim Compensation 05/04/2017 Grants.gov
National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime 05/09/2017 Grants.gov
Vision 21: Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth State Demonstration Project 05/11/2017 Grants.gov
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking
No open solicitations    

Open Challenge

Challenge Deadline Apply
No open challenges    


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