2018 Byrne/Justice Assistance Grant Notice

The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) is making federal funds available for program, training and equipment grants to improve the functioning of local, state and campus law enforcement agencies. Localities, state agencies, regional criminal justice training academies and 501(c)(3) non-profit law enforcement associations are eligible to apply. Grants funded under this solicitation are one-time, six-month duration grants with no
matching funds required. All grant funds must be spent by September 30, 2018. These grants cannot be extended and will not be eligible for continuation. This is a competitive solicitation, where each applicant will be competing against other grant applicants in the respective grant initiative categories. Each submitted grant will be rated on the quality of the application and adherence to the grant submission guidelines.
 
The funding categories include:
 
  1. Law Enforcement Equipment
  2. Law Enforcement Training
  3. Law Enforcement Staff
  4. Community Safety and Security
  • ​Grant applications are due to DCJS by email as a single PDF file on or before February 23, 2018. Applications submitted after that date will not be considered.
  • Applicants may apply for multiple grants but can only submit one grant application per funding category.
  • Applicants submitting multiple applications must prioritize them.