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Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program

A competitive grant to support services like intensive case management, mentoring, mental health care, and vocational services to adults transitioning from jail or prison to their community.


Eligible Applicants:

  • Tribal governments
  • Nonprofits
  • Tribal organizations

Eligible Community Violence Intervention Programs:

  • Group Violence Intervention
  • Street Outreach
  • Hospital-Based Violence Intervention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Examples of Past Community Violence Intervention Programs Funded:

2021 Grant Overview

Fund Amount: $12,750,000.00

Maximum Award Amount: $750,000.00

Total Number of Anticipated Recipients: 17

Solicitation Priorities:

  • serve individuals in high-poverty or persistent
  • poverty counties
  • enhance public safety in economically distressed communities

How to Apply

Anticipated Deadline: April 2022

Most recent solicitation: 2021

Agency: Department of Justice

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