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BJA FY 15 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program Local Solicitation

Post Date

May 12th 2015

Application Due Date

June 26th 2015

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)


Funding Activity Categories

Law, Justice and Legal Services

Eligibility Categories

City or Township Governments

Applicants are limited to units of local government appearing on the FY 2015 JAG Allocations List. To view this list, go to For JAG Program purposes, a unit of local government is: a town, township, village, parish, city, county, borough, or other general purpose political subdivision of a state; or, it may also be a federally recognized Indian tribe that performs law enforcement functions (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior). Otherwise a unit of local government may be any law enforcement district or judicial enforcement district established under applicable state law with authority to independently establish a budget and impose taxes. In Louisiana, a unit of local government means a district attorney or parish sheriff.


  • Award Range:

    $0 - $2000000

Grant Description

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program (42 U.S.C. _ 3751(a)) is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to state and local jurisdictions. The JAG Program provides states and units of local governments with critical funding necessary to support a range of program areas including law enforcement, prosecution and court programs, prevention and education programs, corrections and community corrections, drug treatment and enforcement, crime victim and witness initiatives, and planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Justice

  • Office:

    Office of Justice Programs

  • Agency Contact:

    For technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Grants Management System Support Hotline at 1_888_549_9901, option 3, or via e-mail to The GMS Support Hotline hours of operation are Monday_Friday from 6:00 a.m. to midnight eastern time, except federal hol

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    Technical Assistance

  • Agency Email Address:

  • Location:

    Bureau of Justice Assistance

  • More Information:

    Full Announcement

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