Encouraging Innovation: Field-Initiated Programs Concept Paper

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Encouraging Innovation: Field-Initiated Programs Concept Paper: The program is targeted to receive application from organizations to develop and implement new and innovative strategies that better enable local criminal justice systems to prevent and respond to emerging and chronic crime problems that affect many communities in the United States. Proposals will be aimed at addressing a gap in the current base of knowledge about responding to and or preventing crime and be developed or implemented in a way that allows other communities or organizations to learn from and potentially replicate the approach. Applications must be either innovative and or strategic in nature.
Federal Grant Title: Encouraging Innovation: Field-Initiated Programs Concept Paper
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Grant Categories: Law Justice and Legal Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BJA-2016-8986
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 16.817
CFDA Descriptions: Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program
Current Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Mar 29, 2016
Posted Date: Feb 12, 2016
Creation Date: Feb 12, 2016
Archive Date: Feb 17, 2016
Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $400,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Category 1: Eligible applicants are limited to public agencies that perform criminal justice functions, including states, units of local government, and Indian tribes that perform law enforcement functions as determined by the Secretary of the Interior (including the departments, agencies, or instrumentality of the foregoing); or public or private entities, including but not limited to for-profit (commercial) and nonprofit organizations (including tribal for-profit and nonprofit organizations), faith-based and community organizations, and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education). For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee.Category 2: Eligible applicants are limited to public or private entities, including institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education) or national for-profit (commercial) and nonprofit organizations (including tribal for-profit and nonprofit organizations). For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee.
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