Please enable JavaScript to allow page to load properly.

BJA Funding Webinars

To assist potential applicants interested in applying for FY 2019 funding opportunities, BJA hosted a Grant Applicant Education Series of webinars. Additionally, solicitation webinars are also held in some instances to provide program-specific overviews and helpful information for those interested in applying. For webinars that have already taken place, recordings and/or presentation files are included when available.

Learn more:

Upcoming Webinars

RegisterSTOP School Violence Program FY 2019 Funding Webinar
Date/Time: April 22, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
This webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the BJA's STOP School Violence Technology and Threat Assessment Solutions for Safer Schools Program and STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program solicitations.
Associated Solicitation (a)
Associated Solicitation (b)

RegisterStrategies for Policing Innovation Training Technical Assistance Program
Date/Time: April 22, 2019, 3 p.m. ET
This webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the FY 2019 Strategies for Policing Innovation Training Technical Assistance Program solicitation. The presenter will discuss the purpose and goals of the opportunity; review eligibility requirements, categories, and deliverables; and address frequently asked questions. A Q&A session will conclude the webinar.
Associated Solicitation

RegisterFY 2019 Enhanced Collaborative Model (ECM) Task Force To Combat Human Trafficking: Supporting Law Enforcement's Role
Date/Time: April 24, 2019, 11 a.m. ET
This webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the ECM Task Force To Combat Human Trafficking: Supporting Law Enforcement's Role solicitation. The presenters will discuss the purpose of this funding opportunity; review eligibility requirements; categories; and deliverables. A Q&A session will conclude the webinar.
Associated Solicitation

RegisterImproving Justice Mental Health Collaboration: Training and Technical Assistance to Grantees and the Field
Date/Time: April 24, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
This webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the Improving Justice Mental Health Collaboration: Training and Technical Assistance to Grantees and the Field FY 2019 Competitive Grant Announcement. The presenter will discuss the purpose, goals, and eligibility for this opportunity and will address frequently asked questions. A Q&A session will conclude this webinar.
Associated Solicitation

RegisterNational Training and Technical Assistance to Improve Law Enforcement Responses to People with Mental Health Disorders and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Date/Time: April 24, 2019, 3 p.m. ET
This webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the National Training and Technical Assistance to Improve Law Enforcement Responses to People with Mental Health Disorders and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities solicitation. The presenter will discuss the purpose and goals of this opportunity, review eligibility requirements, objectives and deliverables, and address frequently asked questions. A Q&A session will conclude the webinar.
Associated Solicitation

RegisterSTOP School Violence Training and Technical Assistance
Date/Time: April 29, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
During this webinar, the presenters will review the FY 2019 STOP School Violence Training and Technical Assistance solicitation guidelines and application requirementsand will be available to answer specific questions.
Associated Solicitation

RegisterCOAP Site-based Program FY19 Competitive Grant
Date/Time: April 29, 2019, 2 p.m. ET
During this webinar, the presenters will review the FY 2019 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program solicitation guidelines and application requirements and will be available to answer specific questions.
Associated Solicitation

Past Webinars from the BJA Grant Applicant Education Series

Funding Opportunities for Your Community in 2019: An Overview of What's Ahead
Webinar held: January 29, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Panelist: Tammy M. Brown, Senior Policy Advisor, BJA
This webinar was the first in a series of four that will help prospective applicants find funding opportunities that address their needs. In this webinar, attendees will learn the primary initiatives BJA plans to fund in 2019, eligibility requirements, and estimated funding amounts. A Q&A session will follow at the end of the webinar.
Watch on YouTube | View PDF of Presentation | Read Transcript

The First Steps to Applying, Prepare Now
Webinar held: January 31, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Panelist: Greg Torain, Policy Advisor, BJA
Prior to the release of a solicitation, there are a number of steps that applicants can take. In this webinar, attendees will learn what registrations are necessary to apply, how to navigate Grants.gov, and what resources are available for applicants, such as the Office of Justice Programs' Funding Resource Center. A Q&A session will follow at the end of the webinar.
Watch on YouTube | View PDF of Presentation | Read Transcript

The Federal Funding Process: What New and Seasoned Applicants Should Consider
Webinar held: February 5, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Panelist: Tara Kunkel, Senior Drug Policy Advisor, IPA
This webinar will explain how the OJP grant process works and focus on what applicants should understand when applying for funding. Applying for an OJP grant can be a challenging process and this webinar will educate participants on the necessary steps a first-time applicant should understand. In this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • How to find the critical elements of a solicitation
  • What applications should include
  • Tips for developing a budget
  • How the peer review process works
Watch on YouTube | View PDF of Presentation | Read Transcript

Submitting Your Application: Avoid These Common Mistakes
Webinar held: February 7, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Panelist: Andre Bethea, Policy Advisor, BJA
This webinar will provide guidance for applicants on how to avoid common application mistakes. In this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • The importance of using the Application Checklist
  • How applications are successfully submitted
  • How subawards can be incorporated into an application
  • How to attach documents
Watch Now on YouTube | View PDF of Presentation | Read Transcript

Past Solicitation-specific Webinars

Funding Opportunity for Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: The BJA Adult Drug Court Solicitation
Webinar held: March 5, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
This webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the FY 2019 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program opportunity.
More Information | Associated Solicitation

Applying for BJA's Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant: What You Need to Know
Webinar held: March 7, 2019, 2 p.m. ET
Presenter: Gregory Torain
This webinar will review the 2019 solicitation guidelines and will include a detailed explanation of the application requirements. The presenter will be available to answer specific questions.
More Information | Associated Solicitation

Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Planning, Training, Technical Assistance and Resource Center Initiative
Webinar held: March 21, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Presenter: Gregory Torain
This webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Planning, Training, Technical Assistance, and Resource Center Initiative FY 2019 Competitive Grant Announcement. The presenter will discuss the purpose and goals of this funding opportunity, review eligibility requirements, funding categories, and address frequently asked questions.
More Information | View PDF of Presentation | Read Transcript | Associated Solicitation

Innovative Prosecution Solutions (IPS) FY'19 Competitive Grant Solicitation
Webinar held: March 28, 2019, 3 p.m. ET
BJA and AEquitas, the BJA-designated Training and Technical Assistance provider on the IPS project, will explain application eligibility and the application process, program requirements, and examples of previous successful proposals.
Associated Solicitation

Justice for All: Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Training and Technical Assistance Program
Webinar held: April 4, 2019, 3 p.m. ET
Presenters: Rebecca Rose, Priya Sarathy-Jones
This webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the Justice For All FY 2019 Competitive Announcement solicitation. The presenters will discuss the purpose and goals of the opportunity; review eligibility requirements, categories, purpose areas, and deliverables; and address frequently asked questions.
More Information | View PDF of Presentation | Read Transcript | Associated Solicitation

Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program TTA Funding Webinar
Date/Time: April 17, 2019, 11 a.m. ET
This webinar will provide details and guidance for potential applicants to the FY 2019 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Training and Technical Assistance Program opportunity.
Associated Solicitation

Applying for BJA's Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program for Law Enforcement Grant: What You Need to Know
Date/Time: April 17, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
During this webinar, the presenters will review the 2019 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation (BWC PIP) solicitation guidelines and application requirements and will be available to answer specific questions.
Associated Solicitation

Fiscal Year 2019 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program: Funding Opportunity for Tribes
Date/Time: April 18, 2019, 2 p.m. ET
This webinar will provide an overview of BJA's FY 2019 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program solicitation and will highlight the three categories for which tribes are eligible to apply.
Associated Solicitation

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.