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.

Notice to BJA Funding Applicants Regarding SAM Process Change
All applicants must register with and maintain current registrations in the System for Award Management (SAM). However, recent activities have led to a change in process for SAM registrations that will impact schedule, so please plan accordingly. If you are a new entity registering in SAM or an existing entity that needs to update or renew your SAM registration, you must submit an original, signed notarized letter via U.S. Postal Service Mail appointing the authorized Entity Administrator before your registration will be activated. Learn more about this process change and what is required in the letter on

Current Opportunities:

Solicitation Title Description Deadline URL(s)
Comprehensive Corrections Training and Technical Assistance The Comprehensive Corrections Training and Technical Assistance Program provides comprehensive and high quality training and technical assistance (TTA) to BJA's grantees and criminal justice practitioners to improve the delivery of correctional services and increase public safety by improving outcomes for people detained and incarcerated in correctional facilities. 07/31/2019 Solicitation

View prior years' funding opportunities.

BJA Grant Applicant Education Webinars

In early 2019, BJA hosted the following educational webinars to assist potential applicants interested in applying for FY 2019 funding opportunities:

  • Funding Opportunities for Your Community in 2019: An Overview of What’s Ahead
  • The First Steps to Applying, Prepare Now
  • The Federal Funding Process: What New and Seasoned Applicants Should Consider
  • Submitting Your Application: Avoid These Common Mistakes

BJA also hosted webinars about specific solicitations. Visit the BJA Funding Webinars page to learn more about the webinars and for access to webinar recordings and presentations.

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?

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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