DOJ – Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program (2021)

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.

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Grant information

Number: O-BJA-2021-58002
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

For more information

Link to Full Announcement: Link to notice and link to full solicitation

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

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