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BJA - The Protection of Constitutional Rights Under the Sixth Amendment
BJA - The Protection of Constitutional Rights Under the Sixth Amendment

Funding

Funding Webinars

To assist potential applicants interested in applying for funding opportunities, BJA has hosted and will continue to host a Grant Applicant Education Series of webinars as well as solicitation-specific webinars. Visit the BJA Funding Webinars page to learn more about the webinars, register to participate in upcoming webinars, and view presentations and recordings from previously held webinars.

Awards

Fund for the City of New York awarded $1.2 million for strategic planning for public defense delivery systems.

National Legal Aide and Defender Association awarded $1.3 million for training and technical assistance to support right to counsel and enhance defense delivery systems.

Seattle University awarded $500,000 for training and technical assistance to support right to counsel and enhance defense delivery systems.

FY 2017 Solicitation

The Training and Technical Assistance Training Program closes on May 16, 2017.
Funding is available in 3 categories up to $3 million.

Category 1: Sixth Amendment Strategic Planning Initiative
BJA expects to make one award under Category 1, for $1 million, for a 36-month performance period, beginning on October 1, 2017.

Category 2: Right to Counsel and Enhancing Defense Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
BJA expects to make one award under Category 2, for $1.5 million, for a 36-month performance period, beginning on October 1, 2017.

Category 3: Sixth Amendment Fellow
BJA expects to make one award under Category 3, for up to $500,000, for a 24-month performance period, beginning on October 1, 2017.