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FY 2022 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program - Formula

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
July 19, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
July 21, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

This program provides states with tools needed to improve forensic science and medical examiner/coroner services, including services provided by forensic science laboratories operated by states and units of local government. Under the Coverdell Program, state administering agencies (SAAs) may apply for both formula and competitive funds. This solicitation is ONLY for SAAs applying for the formula funds. An applicant that seeks to apply for Coverdell competitive funds (consistent with 34 U.S.C. § 10563(a)(2)) available for grants to eligible states and units of local governments would need to apply under BJA’s FY 2022 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program (Competitive) solicitation.

Eligible Applicants:

  • State governments 
  • Other 

View the solicitation for additional details about this opportunity. 


Number of Awards: 53
Total Amount Awarded: $24,986,098

Coverdell FY 22

Funding First Awarded
Date Modified: July 15, 2022

Deadlines extended.

Date Created: May 12, 2022