The Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) announces the availability of federal funds through the Byrne Justice Assistance Grant Fund Program through the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance. Grant Funds are available for new projects only.
This grant solicitation is a two-phase process.
Some of the limitations that apply to these funds include:
- maximum awards will be $75,000, including matching funds;
- federal grant funds may be used to pay no more than 95% of an approved project; the remaining 5% of the approved project costs must be paid by the grant recipient with cash from non-federal sources.
Successful applicants will receive funding for 12 months, beginning July 1, 2010.
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