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FY 2024 Solicitation Overview: Visiting Fellows Program

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May 2024
2 pages
Publication Series

This document describes a grant to support investment in current and future leaders in the criminal justice field and to inform policymaking and practice within the Bureau of Justice Assistance; it provides an overview of who may apply and why, maximum award funds, where to find more information, tips for successful grant applications, and how and when to apply.


This solicitation overview provides grant information and resources for entities that may be interested in funding assistance from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to receive funding in support of leadership development in the criminal justice field. The grant also supports bringing talent and expertise from the field into BJA to inform policy and practice. The overview notes eligible applicants as being: city, township, county, state, or federally recognized tribal governments; Native American tribal organizations other than federally recognized governments; nonprofits with or without a 501(c)(3) status with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), other than institutions of higher education; for-profit organizations; small businesses; public, private, and state-controlled institutions of higher education; and public or Indian housing authorities. The fact sheet provides details on the maximum amount of funding per award and lists examples of strategies or activities that can be funded, as well as where to get more information about the grant opportunity. The document also lists tips for submitting a successful grant application, with details about how and when to apply. It also emphasizes that registration and renewal in the System for Award Management (SAM) may take up to 10 business days.

Date Published: May 1, 2024