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Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative Training and Technical Assistance Provider

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.039
Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Jul 6, 2021

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The Bureau of Justice Assistance will provide funding for a single entity to serve as a training and technical assistance (TTA) provider to support site-based grantees working to reduce violent crime in rural areas. Applicants should demonstrate how they have worked closely with law enforcement agencies and allied public safety and health providers in the past in addressing violent crime problems.

Required activities include:

  • Conduct meetings with funded subrecipients and work with localities to implement successful projects
  • Identify relevant research and resources to assist site-based grantees in refining and planning their violent crime reduction strategies
  • Conduct regional and topical meetings across site-based localities on common issue areas, incorporating existing subject matter experts and material from DOJ programs and initiatives, including but not limited to the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), and BJA programs related to drugs, mental health, and treatment courts
  • Conduct a site selection process, in collaboration with the BJA project manager, to identify and enlist 10 subrecipient sites as part of a microgrant process
  • Establish and maintain an onsite toolkit to allow grantees and other interested parties to search and access any knowledge products created by the TTA provider and other relevant existing knowledge products related to rural violent crime reduction
  • Complete a final report that includes: (a)A clear summary description of all crime reduction strategies implemented by localities, (b)Assessment of crime reduction outcomes, (c)Identification of promising or effective practices, (d)Common themes that emerge across strategies, (e)Lessons learned and challenges encountered, and (f)Recommendations for future rural crime reduction program development

Eligible applicants include:

  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Nonprofit organizations with or without 501(c)(3) status
  • Public, state controlled, and private institutions of higher education

Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated experience in working with rural law enforcement agencies, with knowledge and experience in violent crime reduction strategies, and with previous experience in managing federal awards.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 1

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in by July 6, 2021.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by July 20, 2021.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Behavioral health · Criminal justice system · Mental health · Substance use and misuse

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