Special Feature: Forensic Sciences – Grants & Funding
- Office of Justice Programs (OJP): Funding Resource Center
- OJP provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. Contained on the OJP Funding Resource Center site is information about open solicitations, resources for applicants and grantees, grant procedures and requirements, links to State Administering Agencies, and additional grant-related resources.
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- Department of Justice Program Plan
- U.S. Department of Justice, Annual
- 2019 OJP Grant Application Resource Guide
- Office of Justice Programs, November 2018
- DOJ Grants Financial Guide
- U.S. Department of Justice, December 2017
- OJP Strategic Plan, FY 2016 – FY 2018
- Office of Justice Programs, December 2015
- Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
- BJA supports law enforcement, courts, corrections, treatment, victim services, technology, and prevention initiatives that strengthen the nation's justice system. BJA offers access to funding webinars and highlights available funding opportunities, through programs such as the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative, on its Funding page.
- On the Grants.gov website, you can find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies. You can also sign up to receive announcements of new federal grants and modifications of existing grant announcements from Grants.gov.
- Grants Management System (GMS)
- For some Office of Justice Programs' grants, GMS is used to apply for the grant, review and make changes to an application, receive award documents, submit reports, and close out the grant. GMS offers help to users, including online training support.
- National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
- NIJ is the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice and is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime and justice issues through science. NIJ provides funding through a variety of programs to support the forensic sciences field – see the Current Funding Opportunities and Forthcoming Solicitations pages to learn more.
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
- OJJDP supports states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles. This is done through a variety of funding programs, including those that support efforts to review digital evidence and investigate technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation and other internet crimes against children.