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FY 2022 DNA Capacity Enhancement for Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program (Formula)

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
July 7, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
July 15, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

This program provides funding to states and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to increase the capacity of publicly funded forensic DNA and DNA database laboratories to process more DNA samples, thereby helping to reduce the number of forensic DNA and DNA database samples awaiting analysis and/or prevent a backlog of forensic and database DNA samples.

Eligible Applicants:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • State governments
  • Other

See the solicitation for additional eligibility details and information.




Number of Awards: 129
Total Amount Awarded: $100,030,623

Date Modified: July 12, 2022

JustGrants deadline extended to July 15, 2022.

Date Created: May 13, 2022