Funding Opportunity

FY 2023 Smart Reentry: Expanding Jail Programs and Services Deadline:
Application JustGrants Deadline:

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks to fund units of local government and federally recognized Indian tribal governments to plan, implement, or expand effective reentry practices and service delivery systems within local correctional facility (nonprison) settings, including jails, and for incarcerated persons transitioning from these facilities to the community. This funding is available to support the development and provision of innovative evidence-based reentry programming and services that address individuals’ needs of individuals returning to the community from jail and that reduce recidivism for the local population. Services can be provided in a wide range of local correctional settings, including jails, halfway house, and in the community.

Eligible Applicants:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • Native American tribal governments (federally recognized)
  • Special district governments

See the solicitation for additional opportunity and eligibility details, as well as directions on how to apply.

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