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Forensic Science - Grants and Funding

This section contains links to Federal funding opportunities.

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Through a number of different funding opportunities, BJA supports programs and initiatives in the areas of adjudication, crime prevention, law enforcement, and more.

Federal Register
The Federal Register is a legal newspaper published every business day by the National Archives and Records Administration which offers access to a wide range of Federal benefits and funding opportunities.

Grants 101
The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Grants 101 resource is a step-by-step tutorial on the OJP grant process. It is designed to help prospective grantees prepare more effective applications and to provide them with an overview of the OJP grant process.
The Federal Government's Web site is a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
NIJ awards grants and agreements for research, development and evaluation; forensic laboratory enhancement, and research fellowships. Following are examples of NIJ grant programs:

National Science Foundation (NSF)
NSF funds research and education in science and engineering, through grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements.

Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
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.