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.
- Presentation on July 26, 2019 at the MIE Fundraising Conference – Advancing Your Work with Federal Funding: Addressing the opioid epidemic, facilitating reentry, and serving victims of crime (see slides on “Facilitating Reentry” for information about employment)
- Presentation on May 9, 2018 at the Equal Justice Conference – Advancing Your Work through Federal Funding: Creating Opportunity through Criminal Record-Clearing
- NLADA recently presented at a national conference on how legal aid can help individuals affected by substance use disorders. We also heard from two states on what they’re doing to address the opioid crisis. Access that presentation here.
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