2022 Byrne/JAG Grant (18 month) - Public Safety Based Programs

The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) is pleased to announce the availability of $2,000,000 in federal Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (“JAG”) funds. The JAG funds allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions. As the State Administrative Agency (SAA), DCJS has the responsibility of managing the coordination and distribution of JAG funds in a manner that supports and improves the overall criminal justice system of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Applicants for this competitive solicitation will be awarded for an eighteen (18) month period, in one of the focused areas identified in these guidelines.

Technical Assistance
To aid localities with their grant application preparation, DCJS will be facilitating a webinar training on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 10:00 am. Please use the following link to register:
Grant Writing Webinar (.pdf)(.pptx)