U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
07/26/21 11:59 PM ET Grants.gov deadline; JustGrants deadline will be July 28, 2021 11:59 PM ET.
Grants to USA and territories state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecution agencies for activities to combat hate crimes. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support outreach, education, and training programs, as well as activities that improve victim reporting tools, investigation, and prosecution of hate crimes. The goal of the program is to increase public awareness and reporting of hate crimes, as well as to enhance law enforcement and prosecution strategies to prevent and respond to hate crimes, bringing justice for victims and stakeholders impacted by these crimes.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is awarding funding for the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting state, local, and tribal efforts to ensure public safety by increasing the reporting, investigation, and prosecution of hate crimes and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
The Program supports efforts of state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecution agencies and their partners in conducting outreach, educating practitioners and the public, enhancing victim reporting tools, and investigating and prosecuting hate crimes committed on the basis of the victim’s perceived or actual race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability.
Efforts can include building systems for the long-term reporting and tracking of hate crime trends.
For objectives and deliverables, as well as DOJ priority areas, see https://bja.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh186/files/media/document/O-BJA-2021-111003.pdf#page=6.
GrantWatch ID#: 196239
Anticipated maximum amount of award: $300,000 (for 36-month project period)
- Period of Performance Start Date: October 1, 2021 12:00 AM
- Period of Performance Duration: 36 months
BJA may, in certain cases, provide additional funding in future years to awards made under this solicitation, through continuation awards.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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