Category Archives: Grant/Funding Opportunities

FY2018 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Open






The National Institute of Justice recently announced the that the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program is now seeking proposals for both formula funding as well as competitive funding.  To learn more, please visit the NIJ Coverdell National Forensic Science … Continue reading

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Summary of 2018 Federal Funding Proposed for Law Enforcement






Last week PoliceOne released a summary of federal funding proposed in 2018 for law enforcement agencies.  To read the article, please click on Grants for Law Enforcement. We encourage our blog readers to review these opportunities as several of our customers … Continue reading

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FY2017 Forensic Science Grant Funding Opportunities






As we welcome in 2017, the field of forensic science turns towards the opening of FY2017 forensic science grant funding opportunities.  The National Institute of Justice hosted a WebEx last week covering four grant funding opportunities available to publicly funded … Continue reading

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NIJ Accepting Applications for Forensic Lab Funding Opportunities






The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is accepting applications for two forensic grant programs: FY 2016 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program:  This program provides funds to eligible States and units of local government with existing crime laboratories … Continue reading

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Identifying Grants Available to Fund Forensic Lab Equipment: 2015 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Grant






  For years, the forensic industry has struggled to receive adequate funding necessary to keep labs functioning at the highest levels possible.  With on going budgetary constraints, crime labs struggle to meet their funding needs to help ease mounting issues: … Continue reading

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Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014 to Reduce DNA Backlog






On Monday, September 29, 2014, the president signed into law the Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014, authorizing appropriations to the Department of Justice for each of Fiscal Years 2015-2019 in the amount of $151 million for the Debbie Smith … Continue reading

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Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) Helps Forensic Labs Purchase Equipment






Now accepting solicitations for FY 2014, the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Program Grant (JAG), administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control … Continue reading

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FY 2014 DNA Backlog Reduction Funding Available to Purchase LSV






The National Institute of Justice (NIJ.gov) recently announced they are seeking applications from individual states and local governments interested in receiving funding for FY 2014 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program.  This NIJ program funds States and units of … Continue reading

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NIJ Announces Grant Funding for Solving Cold Cases With DNA






The National Institute of Justice (NIJ.gov) recently announced they are seeking applications from individual states and local governments interested in receiving funding for Solving Cold Cases With DNA program to identify, review and investigate cold cases that could potentially be … Continue reading

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NIJ Grant Opportunities Available For Forensic Science Research






The National Institute of Justice (NIJ.gov) recently announced they are accepting applications for the following funding opportunities related to forensic science and research: Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Both … Continue reading

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