Funding Opportunity to Support Small and Rural Agencies in Reducing Violent Crime

With this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance seeks to support small and rural agencies in their efforts to combat violent crime. This program will provide funding to small and/or rural agencies and/or to prosecutors who are interested in implementing or improving the capacity of their organization around one or more critical elements found in the Violent Crime Reductions Operations Guide (PDF) or the Prosecutors’ Guide to Reducing Violence and Building Safer Communities (PDF).

Eligible Applicants:

  • City or township governments;
  • County governments; and
  • Native American tribal governments (federally recognized) Deadline: June 13, 2023

JustGrants Deadline: June 20, 2023

See the Training: Application Submission section of the JustGrants Resources Web site to learn how to submit an application for funding. Included is a step-by-step breakdown of the application process, training videos, reference guides, and more.