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

Past Funding Opportunities

The table below lists OJP solicitations and challenges that closed during the current fiscal year. You may also access archived funding opportunities using the list of links below. If you are looking for current funding opportunities, access the Current Funding Opportunities page.

  • Closed Solicitations
    Solicitations are OJP’s competitive and formula/block grant funding opportunity announcements.
  • Closed 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.
  • Archived Funding Opportunities

Closed Solicitations – Fiscal Year 2017

Solicitation Deadline Bureau/Office
Department of Justice
Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) 02/28/2017 DOJ
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Smart Policing Initiative 01/26/2017 BJA
Smart Prosecution Initiative 01/26/2017 BJA
Smart Prosecution Initiative Training and Technical Assistance Program 01/26/2017 BJA
Intellectual Property Enforcement Program: Protecting Public Health, Safety, and the Economy from Counterfeit Goods and Product Piracy 01/31/2017 BJA
Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program 02/02/2017 BJA
Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Maximizing State Reforms 02/07/2017 BJA
Technology Innovation for Public Safety Addressing Precipitous Increases in Crime 02/07/2017 BJA
Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program 02/16/2017 BJA
Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents (CAP) Training, Technical Assistance and Outreach Program 02/16/2017 BJA
Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking 02/27/2017 BJA
Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program 02/28/2017 BJA
National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) 03/02/2017 BJA
Law Enforcement National Initiatives: Improving Responses to Criminal Justice Issues 03/07/2017 BJA
Preventing Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers and Ensuring Officer Resilience and Survivability (VALOR) Initiative 03/07/2017 BJA
Smart Supervision: Reducing Prison Populations, Saving Money, and Creating Safer Communities 03/07/2017 BJA
Wrongful Conviction Review Program 03/07/2017 BJA
National Anti-Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance for Law Enforcement Task Forces Program 03/09/2017 BJA
Second Chance Act Reentry Program for Adults with Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Disorders 03/14/2017 BJA
Smart Reentry: Focus on Evidence-based Strategies for Successful Reentry from Incarceration to Community 03/14/2017 BJA
Swift, Certain, and Fair (SCF) Supervision Program – Including Project HOPE 03/23/2017 BJA
Tribal Justice System Infrastructure Program Training and Technical Assistance Initiative 03/23/2017 BJA
Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program: (Project Safe Neighborhoods) 03/28/2017 BJA
Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program 04/04/2017 BJA
Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program 04/25/2017 BJA
Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program 04/25/2017 BJA
National Initiatives – Adjudications: Training and Technical Assistance to Support the Protection of Constitutional Rights Under the Sixth Amendment 05/16/2017 BJA
PREA Program: Strategic Support for PREA Implementation in Local Confinement Facilities Nationwide 05/25/2017 BJA
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) for State Prisoners Program 07/05/2017 BJA
Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program 07/05/2017 BJA
Second Chance Act Statewide Adult Recidivism Reduction Strategic Planning Program 07/06/2017 BJA
John R. Justice (JRJ) Competitive Grant Program 07/18/2017 BJA
Sentinel Events Initiative Demonstration Project: Technical Assistance Provider 07/27/2017 BJA
State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Information Sharing and Nationwide Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative Technical Assistance Program 08/17/2017 BJA
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Graduate Research Fellowship Program for Criminal Justice Statistics 02/24/2017 BJS
Faculty Research Fellowship Program in Criminal Justice Statistics 03/02/2017 BJS
State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers, 2017 03/15/2017 BJS
National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) 04/05/2017 BJS
NICS Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP) 04/19/2017 BJS
Visiting Fellows: Criminal Justice Statistics Programs 05/04/2017 BJS
National Survey of Victim Service Providers (NSVSP) 06/15/2017 BJS
NCS-X Implementation Assistance Program: Phase IV – Support for State Programs 06/30/2017 BJS
NCS-X Implementation Assistance Program: Phase V – Support for Large Local Agencies 06/30/2017 BJS
NCS-X Implementation Assistance Program: Phase VI – Support for Small and Medium Local Law Enforcement Agencies 06/30/2017 BJS
Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities (CSFACF) 07/19/2017 BJS
National Crime Statistics Exchange (NCS-X-State) Project: Technical Assistance and Implementation Support 07/19/2017 BJS
Census of Medical Examiners and Coroners' Offices 07/24/2017 BJS
National Victimization Statistical Support Program 07/24/2017 BJS
National Inmate Survey (NIS-4) 2018-19 07/26/2017 BJS
Federal Justice Statistics Analytical Support Program 08/07/2017 BJS
National Institute of Justice
Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories 02/27/2017 NIJ
Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes 02/28/2017 NIJ
Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program – Competitive 03/10/2017 NIJ
Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program – Formula 03/10/2017 NIJ
DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula) 03/13/2017 NIJ
Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and Capacity Enhancement Program 03/13/2017 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on Victims of Crime 03/14/2017 NIJ
Research on Reducing Violence in Communities 03/15/2017 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons 03/17/2017 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Teen Dating Violence, Sexual Violence, and Intimate Partner Violence 03/20/2017 NIJ
Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals 03/20/2017 NIJ
Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program 03/20/2017 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on Domestic Radicalization to Violent Extremism 03/22/2017 NIJ
Research to Improve Officer Decision-making 03/23/2017 NIJ
Understanding the Impacts of Policing Strategies and Practices (Beyond Crime Reduction) 03/23/2017 NIJ
Comprehensive School Safety Initiative 03/24/2017 NIJ
Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence 03/24/2017 NIJ
New Investigator/Early Career Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences 03/27/2017 NIJ
Visiting Fellows Program 03/27/2017 NIJ
Research, Development, and Evaluation of Technologies to Improve School Safety 03/30/2017 NIJ
W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Race and Crime 03/31/2017 NIJ
Research on Bias Crimes 04/03/2017 NIJ
Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime 04/24/2017 NIJ
Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence-Inventory, Tracking, and Reporting Program (SAFE-ITR) 04/28/2017 NIJ
Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System 05/08/2017 NIJ
Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence 05/09/2017 NIJ
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 NIJ
ABCD Social Development Sub-Study 07/26/2017 NIJ
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
National Gang Center 01/25/2017 OJJDP
Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program Support 01/31/2017 OJJDP
Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Program 02/06/2017 OJJDP
National AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program 02/06/2017 OJJDP
Community-Level Youth Violence Prevention Research and Evaluation Program 02/07/2017 OJJDP
Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance Program 02/13/2017 OJJDP
Mentoring Research Partners Program 02/22/2017 OJJDP
Smart on Juvenile Justice: Reducing Out-of-Home Placement Program 02/22/2017 OJJDP
Smart on Juvenile Justice: Technical Assistance To End Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System 02/23/2017 OJJDP
Smart on Juvenile Justice: Enhancing Youth Access to Justice Initiative 03/02/2017 OJJDP
Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative 03/13/2017 OJJDP
Safe and Thriving Communities: Planning and Collaboration 04/03/2017 OJJDP
Title II Formula Grants Program 04/17/2017 OJJDP
Changing Minds: Professional Development and Public Education To Address Children Exposed to Violence and Childhood Trauma 05/02/2017 OJJDP
Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program 05/02/2017 OJJDP
National Incidence Studies of Missing Children Reported to Law Enforcement 05/03/2017 OJJDP
Second Chance Act Smart on Juvenile Justice: Community Supervision Reform Program 05/08/2017 OJJDP
VOCA Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Professionals 05/11/2017 OJJDP
Mentoring for Child Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Domestic Sex Trafficking Initiative 06/15/2017 OJJDP
Family Drug Court Statewide System Reform Implementation 06/21/2017 OJJDP
Juvenile Justice Systems Reform Promising Practices 06/21/2017 OJJDP
Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning Demonstration Program 06/26/2017 OJJDP
National Intertribal Youth Leadership Development Initiative 06/29/2017 OJJDP
Second Chance Act: Implementing County and Statewide Plans To Improve Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System 06/29/2017 OJJDP
Smart on Juvenile Justice: Systemwide Reform and Reinvestment Initiative 06/29/2017 OJJDP
Youth With Sexual Behavior Problems Program 06/29/2017 OJJDP
Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces: Forensic Capacity Hiring Program for Wounded Veterans 07/10/2017 OJJDP
Nonparticipating States: Nebraska and Wisconsin 07/24/2017 OJJDP
Office for Victims of Crime
Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking: A Jurisdiction-Wide Approach 02/13/2017 OVC
Comprehensive Services for Victims of All Forms of Human Trafficking 02/21/2017 OVC
Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking 02/27/2017 OVC
Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking 03/09/2017 OVC
Serving Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Seamless Approach from First Response 05/02/2017 OVC
Vision 21: Building State Technology Capacity—Victim Compensation 05/04/2017 OVC
National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime 05/09/2017 OVC
Vision 21: Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth State Demonstration Project 05/11/2017 OVC
Action Partnerships for National Membership, Professional Affiliation, and Community Service Organizations: Post-Conviction Services to Victims of Crime 06/22/2017 OVC
Vision 21: Advancing the Use of Technology to Assist Victims of Crime 06/23/2017 OVC
Field-Generated Innovations in Addressing Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation 06/28/2017 OVC
Increasing Legal Access to Victims of Crime: Innovations in Access to Justice Programs 07/18/2017 OVC
VOCA Victim Assistance Formula 07/18/2017 OVC
VOCA Victim Compensation Formula 07/18/2017 OVC
Developing Future Victim Specialists for Indian Country 08/09/2017 OVC
Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center 08/09/2017 OVC
Vision 21: Integrated Services for Victims Program: Increasing Access to Mental Health Services for Victims of Crime 08/10/2017 OVC
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking
Developing or Validating a Risk Assessment Instrument for American Indian/Alaska Native Populations 06/21/2017 SMART
SORNA Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Program 06/21/2017 SMART
Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program 06/29/2017 SMART

Closed Challenges – Fiscal Year 2017

Challenge Deadline Bureau/Office
Real-time Crime Forecasting Challenge 02/28/2017 NIJ

Archived Funding Opportunities

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