BJA FY 20 Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program


Funding Opportunity ID: 326350
Opportunity Number: BJA-2020-18435
Opportunity Title: BJA FY 20 Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Humanities (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Information and Statistics
Law, Justice and Legal Services
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 16.037
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligible applicants are as listed below:• Agencies directly involved in medicolegal death investigations as part of their normal business, such as medical examiner offices and coroner offices• States (including territories)• Units of local government • Federally recognized Indian tribal governments (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior) that perform law enforcement functions • Nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations)• Institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education)• Certain qualified individuals
Agency Code: USDOJ-OJP-BJA
Agency Name: Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Posted Date: Apr 16, 2020
Close Date: Jun 15, 2020
Last Updated Date: Apr 16, 2020
Award Ceiling: $125,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Description: With this solicitation, BJA seeks proposals to strengthen the medical examiner/coroner (ME/C) system in the United States. Through this program, BJA will support grants in two focus areas by:(1) Supporting forensic pathology fellowships(2) Providing resources necessary for medical examiner and coroner offices to achieve accreditation
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