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Funding by Topic: Criminal justice system

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to support biomedical and behavioral research that will provide scientific data to inform regulation of tobacco products to protect public health. Projects may focus on one or more classes of tobacco products and on one or more vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 6, 2024
Application Deadline: May 6, 2024
Sponsors: National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Telehealth Strategies for Individuals with HIV and Substance Use Disorders
Notice of Special Interest for research to explore and develop telehealth methods and strategies for diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and population analysis in individuals living with HIV and substance use disorder.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 7, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research
Notice of Special Interest for research to improve understanding of the determinants of firearm injury; the identification of those at risk of firearm injury; the development, piloting, and testing of innovative interventions to prevent firearm injury and mortality; and the examination of approaches to improve the implementation of existing, evidence-based interventions to prevent firearm injury and mortality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2026
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Firehouse Subs First Responder Grants
Grants for life-saving equipment, prevention education, and disaster relief for first responders and public safety organizations. The Foundation recognizes the needs of rural and volunteer departments throughout the country and will consider their applications despite not being within 60 miles of a Firehouse Subs restaurant.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
Jail-based Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Mentor Site Initiative
Peer-to-peer learning opportunity for jails interested in providing or enhancing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for individuals with substance use disorders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance, Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Program (COSSUP), U.S. Department of Justice
The New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund
Grants to address systemic racism and racial inequality while fostering inclusion, representation, opportunity, and prosperity for Black, Latino, and Indigenous communities in Massachusetts. Priority areas include health equity and economic empowerment, among others.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: The New Commonwealth Fund
Virginia First Responder Naloxone Program
Naloxone, supplies, and training for law enforcement organizations, courts, jails, correctional facilities, probation and parole, and non-EMS fire service agencies located in Virginia.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police and Foundation, Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS)
AmeriCorps Seniors Foster Grandparent Program Replacement and Expansion Opportunity Inactive
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide mentorship for children and youth with special or exceptional needs, or who would benefit from the one-one-one attention. AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve in schools, Head Starts, drug treatment centers, correctional institutions, and childcare centers. Priority states and territories are listed in Appendix A of the application instructions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program Replacement and Expansion Opportunity Inactive
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide companionship and support to other adults in need of extra assistance to remain at home or in the community for as long as possible. Volunteers provide companionship to ease loneliness and social isolation, assisting with transportation and light chores, helping to serve as eyes and ears to professionals who can intervene in the case of medical or other deterioration on the part of the clients, and giving support to informal caregivers. Priority states and territories are listed in Appendix A of the application instructions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Special Tribal Criminal Jurisdiction Reimbursement Program Inactive
Reimbursement funding to tribal governments exercising Special Tribal Criminal Jurisdiction (STCJ) for covered crimes, which are assault of tribal justice personnel; child violence; dating violence; domestic violence; obstruction of justice; sexual violence; sex trafficking; stalking; and violation of a protection order.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 23, 2024
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice