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BJA FY 20 The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberBJA-2020-17114
Opportunity TitleBJA FY 20 The Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Post DateMarch 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Last Updated DateMarch 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Close DateMay 18, 2020 (Monday)
Award AmountUp to $750,000 (total funding : $19,000,000)

Funding Detail Description

The JMHS is authorized by the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2004 (MIOTCRA) (Pub. L. 108-414) and the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-416). Additionally, the 21st Century CURES Act (2016) served to reauthorize MIOTCRA programs. Justice and Mental Health Solutions supports cross-system collaboration to improve responses and outcomes for individuals with mental illnesses (MI) or co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse (CMISA) who come into contact with the justice system. This program supports officer and public safety and violence reduction through social service and other partnerships that will enhance and increase law enforcement responses to people with MI and CMISA.

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameBureau of Justice Assistance
Important Dates
Post DateMarch 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Close DateMay 18, 2020 (Monday)
Last Updated DateMarch 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Awards Detail
Award Ceiling$750,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$19,000,000
Expected Number Of Awards25
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Additional Information URLhttps://bja.ojp.gov/JMHCP20

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 16.745 - Criminal and Juvenile Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Health
  • Humanities
  • Law, Justice and Legal Services

Category Explanation

  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactFor technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800–518–4726 or 606–545–5035, at https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/support.html, or at support@grants.gov. The Grants.gov Suppo
Emailsupport@grants.gov
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