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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

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

  1. Funding Opportunities for Your Community in 2019: An Overview of What's Ahead
  2. The First Steps to Applying, Prepare Now
  3. The Federal Funding Process: What New and Seasoned Applicants Should Consider
  4. 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.

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.