The Bureau of Justice Assistance supports programs and initiatives in various areas, including corrections, courts, drugs and substance use, forensic sciences, law enforcement, mental health, and tribal justice. View a list below or use the Search Filters feature to conduct a keyword search of programs.
Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN)
This program was created to assist states in building, implementing, and improving victim notification capacity.
Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program
This program helps address the extreme shortage of board-certified forensic pathologists in the United States and provides medical examiner and coroner offices with the resources to become accredited and maintain that accreditation.
Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Program
This program seeks to improve school security by providing students and teachers with the tools and training they need to recognize, respond quickly to, and prevent acts of violence, including hate crimes.
Swift, Certain, and Fair Supervision Program
This program provides state, local, and tribal community supervision agencies with information, resources, and training and technical assistance to engage in collaborative problem solving with stakeholders using data and research-informed strategies to assess and improve responses to client behavior in accordance with the principles of swiftness, certainty, and fairness; improve supervision outcomes; prevent recidivism; reduce crime in their jurisdictions; promote the fair administration of justice; and advance public safety.
Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance (TCCLA) Program
This program's goals are to build and enhance capacity and improve delivery of civil and criminal legal services to individuals and tribes, as well as develop policies that improve access to tribal justice systems, and provide training and technical assistance for development and enhancement of tribal justice systems.
Tribal Justice Systems Infrastructure Program (TJSIP)
This program provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia with funding to strengthen tribal justice system capacity by addressing physical infrastructure needs.
Tribal Justice Systems Program (CTAS Purpose Area 3)
This program provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia with funding to help them address critical public safety challenges their tribal justice systems face.
Upholding the Rule of Law: Wrongful Conviction Review Program
This program supports wrongful conviction review entities providing high-quality and efficient post-conviction representation for defendants in post-conviction claims of innocence.
VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Initiative
The VALOR Initiative is an effort to improve the immediate and long-term safety, wellness, and resilience of our nation’s law enforcement officers.
Veterans Treatment Court Program
This program supports state, local, and tribal efforts to plan and implement or enhance the operations of veterans treatment courts.
Violent Offender Incarceration and Truth-in-Sentencing Incentive Formula Grant Program
VOI/TIS grant funds allowed states to build or expand correctional facilities to increase the bed capacity for the confinement of persons convicted of Part 1 violent crimes or adjudicated delinquents for an act that, if committed by an adult, would be a Part 1 violent crime.