Applications Due: April 13, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET
Through this opportunity, BJA is seeking applications to implement or expand on reentry programs that demonstrate strong partnerships with corrections, parole, probation, and other reentry service providers. This opportunity seeks to allot half of it’s funding to rural community-based organizations.
- 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 2021 Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program
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 subgrantee under this program.
Expected Number of Awards: There are 17 grants in total:
(8) Grants for community-based Adult Reentry for Organizations Serving Non-Rural Communities
(9) Grants for community-based Adult Reentry for Organizations Serving Rural Communities
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: $12,750,000
Award Ceiling: Each award is intended to be worth $750,000
Current Closing Date for Applications: April 13, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Eligible Applicants: Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Other