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The News & Events page provides CJMHSA Reinvestment applicants and grantees with upcoming funding opportunities.

FY24 Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Response Program

Opportunity ID: O-BJA-2024-171967
Closing Date: May 6, 2024

Description:
This program supports law enforcement–behavioral health cross-system collaboration to improve public health and public safety by improving responses to and outcomes for individuals with mental health disorders (MHDs) or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders (MHSUDs). Through this opportunity, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) provides grant funding to help entities prepare, create, or expand comprehensive plans and then implement these collaborative projects to target people who qualify.

Please note that the Connect and Protect Program is under the umbrella of BJA's Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP). Per the authorizing statute, JMHCP requires a two-phase process consisting of planning and then implementation activities during which grantees will develop a coordinated approach to implementing or enhancing services for individuals with MHDs or MHSUDs who come in contact with law enforcement. Applicants must submit one application that proposes detailed activities for both a planning phase and an implementation phase.

FY24 Second Chance Act Community-based Reentry Program

Opportunity ID:  O-BJA-2024-172024
Closing Date:  May 6, 2024

Description:
The Second Chance Act Community-based Reentry Program supports organizations and tribal governments providing comprehensive reentry services to individuals who have been incarcerated. With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance seeks applications for funding from community-based non-profit organizations and federally recognized tribal governments to enhance or implement evidence-based responses to improve reentry, reduce recidivism, and support successful transitional planning for individuals who are currently, or were formerly, involved in the criminal justice system.

OJJDP FY24 Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children
Opportunity ID: O-OJJDP-2024-172012
Closing Date: May 6, 2024
Grants.gov Deadline: April 15, 2024, 11:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline: May 6, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

Description:
This program supports activities that foster positive family engagement between incarcerated parents and their children within detention and correctional facilities, including juvenile detention and correctional facilities with young parents and implements programs and services that support the children of incarcerated parents to reduce the likelihood of antisocial behaviors and future involvement in the juvenile justice system.

The goal of this program is to develop or expand services within juvenile and adult detention and correctional facilities to improve outcomes for incarcerated parents and their minor children by implementing programs and services to reduce recidivism and support responsible parenting that lead to healthy child development, resiliency, and improved interactions among incarcerated parents and their minor children, and family and community members. 

OJJDP FY24 Second Chance Act Youth Reentry Program
Opportunity ID: O-OJJDP-2024-172017
Closing Date: May 6, 2024
Grants.gov Deadline: April 15, 2024, 11:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline: May 6, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

Description:
With this solicitation, OJJDP seeks to address and improve the reentry and recidivism challenges encountered by youth returning to their communities from juvenile residential or correctional facilities.

This solicitation is composed of two grant categories. Applicants must clearly designate the category for which they are applying. The following entities are eligible to apply:

Category 1: Improving Youth ReentryState governments
City or township governments
County governments
Native American Tribal governments (federally recognized)
Category 2: Strengthening Community-Based Youth Reentry ProgramsNative American Tribal organizations (other than federally recognized Tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

FY24 Adult Treatment Court Program

Opportunity ID: O-BJA-2024-171972
Closing Date:  May 9, 2024

Description:
The purpose of the Adult Treatment Court Program is to reduce the misuse of opioids, stimulants, and other substances by people involved in the criminal justice system.

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance seeks to provide financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments to plan, implement, and enhance the operations of adult treatment courts. This includes management and service coordination for treatment court participants, fidelity to the adult treatment court model, and recovery support services.

FY24 Improving Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Outcomes for Adults in Reentry

Opportunity ID:  O-BJA-2024-172030
Closing Date:  May 13, 2024

Description:
With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks to support state, local, and tribal governments, as well as community-based nonprofit organizations, to establish, expand, or improve treatment and recovery support services for people with substance use disorders during their incarceration and upon reentry into the community. This program seeks to reduce crime and recidivism, expand access to evidence-based treatment, and promote long-term recovery for people leaving incarceration, and, in the process, improve public safety and public health.

FY24 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Opportunity ID:  O-BJA-2024-171978
Closing Date:  May 14, 2024

Description:
With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks applications for funding programs that support cross-system collaboration to improve public safety responses and outcomes for individuals with mental health disorders (MHDs) or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders (MHSUDs). BJA provides grant funding to help organizations prepare, create, or expand comprehensive plans and then implement these collaborative projects to target people who qualify.

For the purposes of the FY24 solicitation, the program will focus on pretrial, prosecution, courts, probation/parole, and addressing the needs directly related to the criminal activity of adults with mental health conditions, living in homelessness or marginalized communities with minimal access to treatment, needing wrap around services, in the criminal justice system and leaving incarceration.

FY24 Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program

Opportunity ID: O-BJA-2024-172098
Closing Date: June 27, 2024
Grants.gov Deadline: June 20, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline: June 27, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

Description:
With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) seeks to provide financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments to plan, implement, and enhance the operations of veterans treatment courts (VTC), including service coordination, participant service and supervision coordination, fidelity to the VTC model, and recovery support services.

VTCs effectively integrate evidence-based substance use disorder treatment, mental health disorder treatment, treatment for co-occurring disorders, mandatory drug testing, incentives and sanctions, and transitional services in judicially supervised criminal court settings that have jurisdiction over veterans with treatment needs in order to reduce recidivism, increase access to treatment and recovery support, and prevent overdose.

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