Office of Justice Programs (OJP)


As funding becomes available from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the funding announcements will be posted to this page. Click on a URL below to view the full grant announcement, which contains detailed information about the opportunity, applicant eligibility, application requirements, and directions on how to apply.

Current Opportunities:

Solicitation Title Description Deadline URL(s)
Establishment of a National Center on Restorative Justice FY 2019 Competitive Grant Solicitation Through the Establishment of a National Center on Restorative Justice FY 2019 opportunity, BJA seeks to fund an accredited university of higher education or an accredited law school for the purposes of establishing a National Center on Restorative Justice with the purpose of educating and training the next generation of justice leaders. 01/03/2020 Solicitation
FY 2020 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) This solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization. 02/25/2020 Solicitation
Additional Resources

View prior years' funding opportunities.

BJA Funding Webinars

In an effort to assist potential applicants interested in applying for funding opportunities, BJA is hosting webinars on the overall funding process as well as on specific opportunities. When available, information about the webinars will be posted to the BJA Funding Webinars page.

Stay Informed

Subscribe to NewsFromBJA for email notifications about funding opportunities and other news from BJA. If you would also like to learn of opportunities across the Office of Justice Programs, sign up to receive the National Criminal Justice Reference Service's (NCJRS') bi-weekly JUSTINFO newsletter as well as the weekly Funding News From NCJRS email highlighting solicitation releases and funding-related webinars. Be sure to select "Grants/funding" as an area of interest in your NCJRS profile when you subscribe.

Frequently Asked Questions

Following are some frequently asked questions concerning BJA funding:

What does BJA look for when reviewing grant applications?

Who is eligible for a BJA grant?

Is guidance available on the BJA funding process and the submission of funding applications?

How can I become a peer reviewer for BJA?

Where can I learn about other funding opportunities?

Is there a deadline to apply to become a peer reviewer?

How will I know if I am added to BJA’s Peer Reviewer Database (PRD)? What happens next?

How long will my peer reviewer résumé be active in the Peer Reviewer Database (PRD)?

How many times can I serve as a peer reviewer each year?

Grant Awards

Current and prior year BJA grant awards can be accessed on the following OJP funding pages:

Examples of Funded Applications:

See the following pages to view examples of previously awarded applications:

Funding from Other Agencies:

You can access information about funding opportunities from other OJP agencies and bureaus by visiting the Open Solicitations section of the OJP site. Additionally, the Federal government's website serves as a central storehouse for information on over 1,000 grant programs and provides access to approximately $500 billion in annual awards.

Important Links

Following are several links to websites and resources that may be of use to you when applying for and/or after receiving BJA funds:



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