Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-based Adult Reentry Program
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding under the Second Chance Act to provide grants to nonprofit organizations and Indian tribes to provide reentry services and programs. This program furthers the Department’s mission to reduce recidivism and combat violence by facilitating the successful reintegration of former offenders or individuals returning from incarceration.
Eligibility: Eligible applicants are limited to nonprofit organizations (including tribal nonprofit organizations) with a documented history of providing comprehensive, evidence-based reentry services and federally recognized Indian tribes (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior). All recipients and sub-recipients (including any for-profit organization) must forgo any profit or management fee.
Category 1 – Community-based Adult Reentry. Competition ID: BJA-2019-15329
Target Population: The proposed program must commit to serving a minimum of 150 people that meet the target population requirements of this grant. (See page 8 for information about target population.)
Award Amount: Awardees will receive up to $1,000,000 each.
Category 2 – Community-based Adult Reentry with Small or Rural Organizations. Competition ID: BJA-2019-15330
Applicants must demonstrate an annual operating budget of $1,000,000 or less and not be a chapter or affiliate of a national organization, as defined by having a licensing or other agreement where the national entity provides financial and/or operational support. Special consideration will be given to those organizations operating in and serving a rural area of the country.
Target Population: The proposed program must commit to serving a minimum of 75 people that meet the target population requirements of this grant.
Award Amount: Awardees will receive up to $500,000 each.
Applications Due: June 11, 2019