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Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation

A competitive grant to support community-centered violence intervention and prevention strategies and long-term revitalization initiatives in neighborhoods with high rates of crime.


Eligible Applicants:

  • Local government
  • Institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits
  • Tribal governments
  • Hospitals

Eligible Community Violence Intervention Programs:

  • Group Violence Intervention
  • Street Outreach
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • Hospital-Based Violence Intervention
  • Safe Passage
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Youth

2021 Grant Overview

Fund Amount: $18,900,000

Maximum Award Amount: $1,000,000

Total Number of Anticipated Recipients: 20

Solicitation Priorities:

  • Community Violence Intervention
  • Beneficiaries reside in high-poverty areas or persistent-poverty counties

How to Apply

Anticipated Deadline: June/July 2022

Most recent solicitation: 2021

Agency: Department of Justice

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