The Bureau of Justice Assistance seeks to fund an accredited university of higher education or law school to manage and expand the work of the National Center on Restorative Justice, with the overall purpose to educate, train, and build knowledge on restorative justice approaches, principles, and their application to criminal justice and community safety. This includes educating and training the next generation of justice leaders on the use of restorative justice within, or in alignment with, criminal justice systems.
The National Center on Restorative Justice Center has two purposes:
One award up to $3,000,000 was given in FY2019. The 2019 awardee can be found here: https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/awards/2020-mu-cx-k001.
BJA oversees a large and active portfolio of training and technical assistance (TTA). Because this award will be made as a cooperative agreement, BJA staff and leaders will manage the award in close consultation with the awarded TTA provider, using the following principles as guidance:
This program will include a subaward program component, which is a subaward program made through a competitive selection process whereby the direct recipient (selected TTA Provider) subawards federal funding to a select group of subrecipients. Under this framework, the direct recipient TTA provider will deliver ongoing training and technical assistance to the subrecipients to ensure their successful implementation and to help them build their capacity to conduct this work.
The use of BJA grant funds for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), including unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAV), and all accompanying accessories to support UAS or UAV, is unallowable.
Eligible applicants are limited to:
Applicants must submit their SF-424 and SF-LLL forms through Grants.gov by May 1, 2023 at 8:59 PM EST. The full application through JustGrants must be submitted by May 8, 2023 at 8:59 PM EST.
One award up to $3,000,000 will be given in FY23. No cost sharing or matching is required. Project period lasts 48 months starting on October 1, 2023.