DOJ – Innovations in Reentry Initiative: Building System Capacity & Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism (2021)

Applications Due: April 13, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET

This opportunity provides state and local jurisdictions and Indian tribes with the resources to identify assets and gaps in their reentry systems and improve their overall approach to reentry.

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Grant information

Number: O-BJA-2021-58003
Funding Title: FY 21 Innovations in Reentry Initiative: Building System Capacity & Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism

Agency Name: Department of Justice – Bureau of Justice Assistance
Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: No, but legal aid programs could likely be added as a subrecipient under this program.

Expected Number of Awards: 4

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Pursuant to 34 U.S.C. 10631, this solicitation requires a 50 percent match; 50 percent of the match must be a cash match, and the remaining 50 percent of the match may be in-kind. An applicant must identify the source of the 50 percent nonfederal portion of the total project costs and how it will use match funds. Match funds may be used only for purposes that would be allowable for the federal funds.

Match requirement may be waived due to financial hardship.


Estimated Total Program Funding: $4,000,000

Award Ceiling: Each award is intended to be worth $1,000,000

Current Closing Date for Applications: April 13, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Eligible Applicants: City or township governments, County governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), State governments, Other

For more information

Link to Full Announcement: Link to grants.gov notice and link to full solicitation



Categories: Department of Justice, Government Organizations, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Reentry, Subgrant Possibilities, Substance Use Disorder

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