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Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) – Local

A formula grant to units of local government to support criminal justice programs, including community violence intervention programs.


Eligible Applicants:

  • Local government

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: $89,878,997

Maximum Award Amount: $4,095,916 (New York City)

Total Number of Anticipated Recipients: 1,185 potential awards

Solicitation Priorities:

  • Community Violence Intervention
  • Support for Court Administration
  • Law Enforcement Transparency and Accountability Accreditation, Policy Development, and Training
  • Technologies to Support Transparency and Information Sharing between Law Enforcement and Communities
  • Sustaining COVID-19 Criminal Justice Innovations
  • Innovative Forensic Technologies

How to Apply

Anticipated Deadline: August 2022

Most recent solicitation: 2021

Agency: Department of Justice

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