Funding for Justice System

Mentoring Programs for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

Awards funds to implement and deliver mentoring services to youth involved in the juvenile justice system, with the goal of reducing substance use, delinquency, truancy, victimization, and other problem behaviors while promoting positive outcomes for youth. Supports multiple mentoring approaches, including one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of mentoring services as well as nonmentoring direct services, such as mental health, substance use treatment, and other supportive services. Target population includes youth currently placed within a juvenile correctional facility and those recently released from a juvenile facility.

Application Deadline: May 28, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Office of Justice Programs Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative Site-Based

Supports efforts to reduce violent crime by developing and implementing comprehensive community-based violence intervention and prevention programs focused on youth and adults at highest risk for violence. Encourages community partnerships between residents, local government, victim service providers, law enforcement, hospitals, and other stakeholders to engage in strategies and activities to address risk factors related to violence, including substance use disorder (SUD), housing instability, and history victimization or perpetration.

Application Deadline: May 30, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Mentoring for Children of Incarcerated Parents

Awards funds to mentoring organizations to implement mentoring services specifically designed for children of incarcerated parents in areas with high incarceration rates. Aims to promote family engagement and community connectedness for the target population through culturally and age/developmentally appropriate mentoring programs in home, family, school, and/or community settings. Supports multiple mentoring approaches, including one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of mentoring services.

Application Deadline: Jun 10, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Youth Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Offers funding to states, territories, local governments, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments to increase public safety by supporting cross-system collaboration to improve responses and outcomes for youth under age 18 with mental health disorders (MHD) or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders (MHSUDs) who come into contact with the juvenile justice system.

Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program

Provides funds to support planning, implementation, and enhancement of veteran treatment courts by offering grants and technical assistance to states, state and local courts, local governments, and federally recognized tribal governments. Funds activities centered on preventing overdoses, increasing access to treatment and recovery services, and decreasing recidivism for veterans in the criminal justice system with substance use, mental health, and/or co-occurring disorders .

Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Multistate Mentoring Programs Initiative

Expands and enhances existing mentoring services and activities for youth ages 17 or younger at risk for juvenile delinquency, victimization, and justice system involvement. Seeks to support organizations that operate a mentoring program in multiple states and promote the use of various evidence-based mentoring approaches, such as one-on-one, group, or peer mentoring, to meet the needs of the target youth population. Utilizes mentoring to reduce risk factors and problem behaviors, such as poor school attendance/performance, substance use, or gang participation, and works to provide young people opportunities for personal growth and development.

Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
National Community Courts Initiative

Supports efforts by state, local, and tribal governments to establish and enhance community courts designed to enhance public safety and build trust between communities and law enforcement. Promotes the community court model, which utilizes partnerships between communities and the justice system to address local issues that lead to crime, including substance use and mental health conditions, and connect individuals committing lower-level offenses to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, alternative sanctions, and community-based support services. Rural and tribal applicants are a priority.

Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program (Coverdell Program) - Competitive

Funds to assist medical examiner/coroners, forensic pathologists, and medical and legal death investigation systems in efficiently handling the increased need for services resulting from the proliferation of opioids and synthetic drugs. Seeks to provide accelerated and improved forensic science and medical examiner/coroner services by funding expenses related to personnel, training, equipment, infrastructure, and more.

Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program (Coverdell Program) - Formula

Funds to assist states in improving the quality and efficiency of forensic science and medical examiner/coroner services in order to meet the increased need for forensic investigation due to the proliferation of opioids and synthetic drugs. Offers funding by formula to enhance personnel, training, equipment, infrastructure, and other components of forensic examination.

Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Site-Based Program (COSSUP)

Supports collaborative efforts to decrease opioid, stimulant, and other substance misuse and overdose deaths by offering financial and technical assistance to state, local, and tribal government entities. Helps provide treatment and recovery services for individuals involved with the criminal justice system resulting from substance misuse and their families. Seeks to enhance public safety and support underserved and rural populations through prevention and harm reduction activities and diversion programs.

Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
State Opioid Response Grants (SOR)

Offers formula grants to states to help develop and expand prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery activities for opioid use disorder (OUD) and stimulant use. Seeks to improve the accessibility and effectiveness of treatment and services for individuals with OUD, including access to Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications for the treatment of OUD.

Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Tribal Opioid Response Grants (TOR)

Helps American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribal communities build and strengthen a comprehensive response to the opioid epidemic by providing prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and community-based recovery support services to AI/AN individuals with, or at risk for, opioid use disorder (OUD), including stimulant use disorder. Identifies and addresses gaps in services and systems of care for OUD in tribal communities, and coordinates with other federally supported opioid response efforts to increase access to innovative and culturally responsive services for people with OUD, including access to Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (MOUD).

Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners Program (RSAT)

Offers funding to develop and implement residential and jail-based programs to provide treatment and recovery supports for individuals with substance use disorder (SUD) and co-occurring disorders (COD) in state, local, and tribal correctional and detention centers. Aims to reduce substance use and overdose deaths in prisons and jails. Supports aftercare services to ensure continuity of care and help program participants successfully reenter the community upon release from incarceration.

Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Smart Reentry: Housing Demonstration Program

Offers grants and technical assistance to state, local, and tribal governments for demonstration projects that develop, implement, and test affordable, safe, and secure housing options for individuals reentering the community after incarceration. Supports proposals for a range of evidence-based or innovative reentry housing models designed to improve reentry and reduce recidivism by increasing access to housing for adults in reentry. Provides program participants with access to wraparound services, such as case management, substance use disorder (SUD) and/or mental health treatment, and other services to support successful reentry.

Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
State Justice Institute (SJI) Quarterly Grant Program

Enhances the functioning of the U.S. judicial system by improving the quality of justice in state courts. Provides funding to state courts, national organizations, and other eligible organizations to address common issues and challenges faced by state courts, with a focus on SJI priority investment areas, including court responses to opioids, other dangerous drugs, and behavioral health issues. Offers the following 5 types of funding to eligible applicants on a quarterly basis: project grants, technical assistance grants, curriculum adaptation and training grants, strategic initiative grants, and education support program grants.

Application Deadline: Aug 1, 2024
Sponsor: State Justice Institute (SJI)
Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program

Provides grants and direct loans to assist rural areas with the development of essential community facilities, including purchasing equipment, paying for related project costs, and purchasing, improving, or constructing essential community facilities. Examples of essential community facilities include healthcare facilities, public facilities, community support services, public safety services, educational services, utility services, and local food systems.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Mentoring for Youth Affected by Opioid and Other Substance Misuse Inactive

Expands existing mentoring services and activities for at-risk youth and youth currently misusing or dependent on opioids, stimulants, or other substances. Supports the development of innovative, high quality services, utilizing various mentoring approaches, such as one-on-one, group, or peer mentoring, designed to reduce substance use, delinquency, and other problem behaviors. Offers educational and support services to youth and their family members to address opioid or substance misuse issues.

Application Deadline: May 23, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Collaborative Crisis Response and Intervention Training Program Inactive

Provides funds to help and support law enforcement, correctional officers, probation and parole, and sheriff's departments partnering with mental health, substance use, and community service professionals and agencies to promote public safety and ensure appropriate responses are provided to individuals in crisis with behavioral health, conditions, intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or traumatic brain injuries. Funds activities focused on planning, developing, enhancing, and evaluating a Collaborative Crisis Response and Intervention Training (CRIT) program.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Second Chance Act Smart Supervision Program Inactive

Offers funding and technical assistance to probation and parole agencies to build capacity and increase the effectiveness of community supervision programs. Promotes best and evidence-based probation/parole practices, with the goal of increasing success rates for individuals under supervision, reducing recidivism, helping to lower crime, and enhancing community safety. Assists in the development, implementation, and testing of innovative strategies and facilitates collaboration between agencies and officials working in areas related to community supervision.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program (JDTC) Inactive

Grants funds to assist jurisdictions with starting a juvenile drug treatment court (JDTC) or enhancing and expanding the operations of an existing JDTC. Seeks to reduce recidivism and substance misuse through court supervision and increased access to treatment, recovery, and other trauma-informed services for youth with substance use disorder (SUD) or co-occurring mental health disorders (CODs), including youth with a history of trauma.

Application Deadline: May 14, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) Inactive

Offers funds and technical assistance to states, local governments, and federally recognized Indian tribes to plan, implement, or expand comprehensive collaboration programs to improve outcomes for people with mental health disorders or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders who are involved with the justice system. Aims to develop collaborations across the criminal justice system that will provide healthcare, treatment, social services, and other supports to enhance public safety and public health, and reduce recidivism among the target population.

Application Deadline: May 9, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Family Treatment Court Program Inactive

Grants funds to help jurisdictions establish new family treatment courts, strengthen existing family treatment courts, and expand family treatment courts at the larger state and county levels. Offers substance use treatment and recovery services to parents with substance use disorder (SUD) or co-occurring mental health disorders (COD). Aims to reunify families and protect children by providing support services to meet the needs of families involved with the child welfare system due to abuse and neglect and issues related to opioid, stimulant, and other substance misuse.

Application Deadline: May 6, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Improving Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Outcomes for Adults in Reentry Inactive

Strengthens the ability of corrections systems and community-based service providers to support individuals with substance use disorders (SUD), including parents of minor children and pregnant/postpartum women, during the pre-release phase of incarceration and continued through reentry into the community. Works to establish, expand, or improve SUD treatment and recovery programs to increase access to evidence-based, culturally relevant services, reduce recidivism, promote long-term recovery, and decrease overdose among the target population.

Application Deadline: May 6, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Adult Treatment Court Program Inactive

Provides funds to support the planning, implementation, and enhancement of adult substance use treatment courts for local, state, and federally recognized tribal governments. Funds activities centered on preventing overdoses, increasing access to treatment and recovery services, and decreasing recidivism.

Application Deadline: May 2, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Response Program Inactive

Supports cross-system collaboration initiatives between law enforcement and behavioral health providers to improve responses to and outcomes for individuals with mental health disorders (MHDs) or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders (MHSUDs). Promotes public health and public safety by helping entities develop and implement collaborative projects to enhance crisis response programs focused on individuals with MHDs or MHSUDs who come into contact with law enforcement.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Opioid Affected Youth Initiative Inactive

Provides funding to support prevention, intervention, diversion, treatment, and recovery programs and services to benefit children, youth, and families impacted by opioids and other substance use disorders. Assists communities in developing a coordinated response to address opioids and substance misuse, overdose, and public safety through collaboration with law enforcement, courts, organizations that address substance use, child welfare agencies and other community stakeholders.

Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
National Mentoring Programs Inactive

Provides funding to national organizations operating in 45 or more states to expand existing mentoring services and activities for youth ages 17 or younger at risk for juvenile delinquency, victimization, drug use, truancy, justice system involvement, and other problematic or high-risk behaviors. Supports various evidence-based mentoring approaches, such as one-on-one, group, or peer mentoring, to meet the needs of the target youth population. Works to provide young people with opportunities for personal growth and development, while strengthening community safety.

Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program Inactive

Funds nonprofit organizations and Native American tribal organizations to develop or expand comprehensive, evidence-based reentry services and programs to help individuals who have been incarcerated. Aims to decrease recidivism, enhance community safety, and improve reentry outcomes by offering case management and other services for individuals both prior to and after release from incarceration to help them successfully reintegrate into their communities.

Application Deadline: Apr 29, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Assisted Outpatient Treatment Program for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness (AOT) Inactive

Funds community-based efforts to implement and assess new assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) programs that permit individuals to remain in their community while receiving treatment, leading to better life outcomes. Identifies evidence-based practices to decrease the frequency and duration of psychiatric hospitalization, homelessness, incarcerations, and interactions with the criminal justice system for individuals with a serious mental illness (SMI). Works to address substance use issues for individuals with SMI to improve their overall physical and social health.

Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Improving Adult and Youth Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Program Inactive

Supports collaboration between justice agencies, behavioral health providers, and community organizations to improve crisis stabilization care for individuals with serious mental illness, substance use disorders (SUDs), and co-occurring disorders who are currently involved with the justice system or are reentering the community. Seeks to reduce the number of individuals experiencing crisis during the pretrial period, confinement, and upon release while ensuring continuity of care and supporting recovery during the transition to the community by providing clinical behavioral healthcare and other reentry services.

Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Second Chance Act Pay for Success Program Inactive

Provides funding to state, local, and tribal governments to contract with organizations to provide clinical services, permanent supportive housing, and other reentry supports for individuals leaving incarceration, with a specific focus on the needs of individuals with mental health, substance use, or co-occurring disorders. Aims to increase public safety and lower recidivism rates by helping formerly incarcerated individuals successfully rejoin society. Services funded through this opportunity must be performance-based or outcome-based, making payment dependent upon reaching agreed upon goals.

Application Deadline: Apr 25, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program: Strengthening Tribal Advocacy Responses Track (START) Inactive

Funding to improve the capacity of tribal justice systems to respond to violence and crimes against Native American women, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking. Aims to reduce violent crimes, increase victim safety and services, and enhance tribal justice interventions. Funds may be used for counseling and referrals for substance use issues. Provides grantees with additional training and technical assistance to plan and implement their projects.

Application Deadline: Apr 24, 2024
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program Inactive

Funds to improve the capacity of tribal justice systems to respond to violence and crimes against Native American women, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking. Aims to reduce violent crimes, increase victim safety and services, and enhance tribal justice interventions. Funds may be used for counseling and referrals for substance use issues.

Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2024
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children Inactive

Offers funding to states, local and tribal governments, and community-based organizations to implement and expand services to meet the needs of incarcerated individuals and their minor children to prevent violent crime and reduce recidivism. Focuses on programs to reduce recidivism and support responsible parenting hat lead to healthy child development, resiliency, and improved interactions among incarcerated parents and their minor children, family, and community members.

Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Second Chance Act Youth Reentry Program Inactive

Provides funding to states, local and tribal governments, and community-based organizations to provide comprehensive reentry and transitional services for moderate to high-risk youth before, during, and after release from a juvenile residential facility. Supports pre- and post-release program services that provide screening and assessment of youth needs, such as mental health, substance misuse, and more. Aims to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for youth through the successful reintegration of participants into their communities.

Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program Inactive

Enhances the work of medical examiners and coroners in the U.S. by providing funds to agencies accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduated Medical Education (ACGME) to recruit qualified applicants for fellowship programs. Improves medical and legal death investigation services by assisting medical examiner and coroner agencies seeking to achieve or maintain accreditation through an independent accrediting organization.

Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Grants to Expand Substance Use Disorder Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts (SAMHSA Treatment Drug Courts) Inactive

Provides funds to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery support services in existing drug courts that use the problem solving court model, including adult treatment drug courts (ATDCs), family treatment drug courts (FTDCs), or adult tribal healing to wellness courts (ATHWCs). Seeks to break the cycle of criminal behavior, alcohol and drug use, and incarceration by providing effective and comprehensive SUD treatment services to individuals with SUD involved with the justice system.

Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities (CJA) Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #6 Inactive

Funds for training and technical assistance to help tribal communities plan, create, and operate programs to address criminal cases of child abuse and neglect, especially cases of child sexual abuse and exploitation. Funds trauma-informed activities and services, including outreach and awareness efforts, victim assistance, and emergency services for children and family members. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsor: Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC)
Public Safety and Community Policing Tribal Resources Grant Program – Hiring and Equipment/Training: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #1 Inactive

Funds to support tribal law enforcement agencies in developing and/or enhancing the skills and abilities needed to address unmet public safety needs in tribal communities. Includes implementing or enhancing prevention strategies, improving criminal investigations, crime control activities, community policing strategies, and efforts to reduce illicit drug use, including methamphetamine and opioid use. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office)
Tribal Justice System Infrastructure Program (TJSIP): Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #4 Inactive

Funds to support the renovation and expansion of existing facilities and building prefabricated or permanent modular facilities for tribal justice systems. Supports infrastructure in locations that lack permanent or sufficient structures for staff, resident, and inmate safety and security issues. Seeks to improve the physical infrastructure and tribal justice system facilities to increase their functional capacity to reduce recidivism, provide staff training and support other activities impacting staff health, wellness, and fitness. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Tribal Justice Systems Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #3 Inactive

Funds to tribes to develop, support, and improve adult tribal justice systems. Seeks to support tribal and law enforcement efforts to prevent and reduce crime, including crime related to opioid, alcohol, stimulant, and other substance use disorders (SUD). Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #2 Inactive

Funds to support strategic planning and development to improve tribal justice systems, public safety, and community wellness. Supports strategies to address violent crime, murder of indigenous people, domestic violence, substance misuse, substance use disorder (SUD), overdose, drug-related crime, and human trafficking. Offers training, technical assistance, and other supports to assist communities and law enforcement with planning and processes to proactively address conditions and issues that lead to crime, social disorder, and fear of crime. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC), Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Tribal Youth Program (TYP) - Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #9 Inactive

Funds tribal efforts to reduce and prevent juvenile delinquency through prevention, intervention, and treatment services to children under the age of 21. Aims to promote public safety and positive outcomes by helping the juvenile justice system respond more fairly to American Indian and Alaska Native youth. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Youth Healing to Wellness Courts: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #8 Inactive

Funds to develop new or expand existing youth healing to wellness courts to enhance the capacity of tribal courts to respond to the alcohol and substance use related issues of youth. Helps tribal youth involved with the justice system to access substance use disorder (SUD) treatment, maintain recovery, and reduce the risk of re-offending. Funds may support planning activities, court operations, workforce development, training, data collection, and the implementation of new programs and services. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Reaching Rural: Advancing Collaborative Solutions Inactive

Offers a 1-year initiative for rural justice, public safety practitioners, and other community stakeholders seeking to engage in strategic planning to address issues related to substance use and misuse in their communities. Assists participants in developing cross-sector networks and creating solutions to better respond to and serve justice-involved individuals with substance use or co-occurring disorders. Reaching Rural is an initiative of the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Program (COSSUP) funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance.

Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), State Justice Institute (SJI)
Combating Overdose Through Community-Level Intervention (COCLI) Inactive

Supports research projects that implement innovative strategies to reduce opioid, stimulant, and/or poly-drug overdose in high-risk communities. Promotes the use of evidence-based practices in new or existing programs and emphasizes the evaluation of new and promising approaches. Establishes partnerships between public safety and public health agencies to address harms related to opioid, stimulant, and poly-substance use and overdose.

Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program – Local Solicitation Inactive

Provides formula grant funding to local governments to enhance the functioning of the criminal justice system, with a focus on efforts to address violent crime and serious offenders. Funds may be used for additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems to support activities that will help prevent, control, or reduce crime; enforce the criminal law; and strengthen the courts, corrections, probation, and parole authorities. Supports drug treatment, enforcement, prevention, and education programs.

Application Deadline: Oct 23, 2023
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program – State Solicitation Inactive

Provides formula grant funding to states to support efforts to prevent or reduce crime and violence, and to improve the fair administration of the justice system. Funds may be used for additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems to support activities that will help prevent, control, or reduce crime; enforce the criminal law; and strengthen the courts, corrections, probation, and parole authorities. Supports drug treatment, enforcement, prevention, and education programs.

Application Deadline: Aug 29, 2023
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Adult Reentry Program (AR Program) Inactive

Provides funds to expand access to treatment, recovery, and reentry services for sentenced adults in the criminal justice system with a substance use disorder (SUD) and possible co-occurring mental illness. Seeks to reduce substance use and involvement with the criminal justice system by helping individuals successfully reintegrate into the community upon release from prisons, jails, or detention centers.

Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2023
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Economic Impact Initiative Grants Inactive

Offers grants to assist small, financially distressed rural communities with the development of essential community facilities, including purchasing, constructing, and improving eligible facilities. Aims to promote public safety, lower taxes, and increase economic and community development by helping manufacturers and other businesses build or grow their operations in rural communities.

Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2022
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Smart Reentry and Supervision: Grants, Tools, and Technical Assistance to Facilitate Change Inactive

Offers funding and technical assistance to state and local corrections agencies to build their capacity to implement and expand services and support for individuals re-entering the community after incarceration or those on probation or parole. Promotes reentry and supervision success through programs designed to identify and meet individual needs of the target population and the use of technology to track outcomes and inform decision making.

Application Deadline: Jun 8, 2022
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Implementation (RCORP – Implementation) Inactive

Provides funds to implement evidence-based or promising prevention, treatment, and recovery activities for substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), in rural communities. Expands access to prevention, treatment, and recovery services for rural residents diagnosed with or at risk of OUD/SUD, their families, and others in the community.

Application Deadline: Jan 18, 2022
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Young Adult Reentry Partnership (YARP) 2 Inactive

Offers funding for education and job training services for young adults ages 18 to 24 who are involved in the criminal justice system or those who left high school before graduation. Establishes partnerships between community colleges, the criminal justice system, employers, and other stakeholders to improve workforce outcomes for the target population. Builds capacity in community colleges to provide occupational training and helps young adults reentering society from the criminal justice system gain skills and education to meet the needs of the local labor market and find stable employment in high-demand occupations.

Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2021
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Psychostimulant Support (RCORP – PS) Inactive

Provides funds to implement evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery activities in rural communities to address psychostimulant use disorders and the misuse of psychostimulants, including methamphetamine, cocaine, ecstasy, and prescription stimulants. Expands access to prevention, treatment, and recovery services for rural residents diagnosed with or at risk of psychostimulant use disorder, their families, and others in the community.

Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2021
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Addressing Substance Use Disorders in America's Jails: Clinical Guidelines for Withdrawal Management Inactive

Provides funds to develop a set of clinical guidelines and protocols for the medical management of substance withdrawal in jails. Guides jail administrators, correctional officers, and jail-based clinicians in enacting policies and procedures to safely address issues related to substance withdrawal among the adult detainee population. Focuses on challenges such as rapid withdrawal from opioids, benzodiazepines, methamphetamines, and other substances; risk screening for opioid withdrawal-related suicide; medication maintenance for entering detainees; transitioning to buprenorphine treatment or detoxification; standards for dosage and administration of agonist medication, and other aspects of jail-based withdrawal management. Creates withdrawal guidelines and protocols informed by the best evidence-based clinical practices that are also responsive to the unique needs and challenges of providing care in a jail-based setting.

Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2020
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Planning (RCORP – Planning) Inactive

Strengthens rural communities' ability to conduct planning to engage high risk populations and expand capacity for effective prevention, treatment, and recovery responses to substance use disorder (SUD) and opioid use disorder (OUD) in rural counties.

Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2020
Sponsor: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
Rural Responses to the Opioid Epidemic Inactive

Funds for rural communities to prevent and reduce opioid overdose deaths among individuals who come into contact with law enforcement or are involved with the criminal justice system in high-risk rural communities and regions. Strengthens activities related to strategic planning, cross-sector collaboration, data collection, opioid prescribing, overdose prevention, linkage to opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment, and peer recovery support services.

Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), State Justice Institute (SJI)
Gang Suppression: A Law Enforcement and Prosecutorial Approach to Address Gang Recruitment of Unaccompanied Alien Children Inactive

Provides funds to increase the capacity of law enforcement agencies to reduce violence, gang-related crime, and delinquency and victimization by youth, specifically transitional-aged minors. Supports evidence-based prevention, intervention, enforcement, and trauma response strategies to foster public safety and help youth heal from violent experiences. Provides funding and technical assistance to communities to develop and implement effective strategies that address transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) and decrease gang involvement for unaccompanied alien children (UAC).

Application Deadline: Oct 4, 2018
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)