U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
05/27/22 8:59 PM ET - Grants.gov deadline; 06/01/22 8:59 PM ET - JustGrants deadline.
Grants to USA and territories IHEs and state, local, and tribal governments for programs to improve the response of law officers when they come into contact with individuals with mental illness. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well in advance of the deadline.
The Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Response Program is specifically designated to support law enforcement and behavioral health cross-system collaboration and to improve public health and safety responses and outcomes for individuals with MHDs or co-occurring MHSUDs who come into contact with the criminal justice system. BJA is seeking applicants to design or enhance a law enforcement-behavioral health response to people with MHDs and cooccurring MHSUDs who come into contact with law enforcement.
The objectives of the program are to:
OJP Priority Areas: https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/O-BJA-2022-171076.pdf#page=6
GrantWatch ID#: 196384
Up to $550,000
Period of Performance Start Date: 10/1/21 12:00 AM
Period of Performance Duration (Months): 36
The Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Response Program requires a two-phase process consisting of planning and implementation activities. The planning phase is up to 12 months. The implementation phase will begin once the grantee has met the requirements of the planning phase, to include completion of the required planning and implementation guide, and will continue for the remaining time of the grant.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For technical assistance with submitting the Application for Federal Assistance standard form (SF)-424 and a Disclosure of Lobbying Activities form (SF-LLL) in Grants.gov, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726, 606-545-5035, at Grants.gov customer support, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Grants.gov Support Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays.
For technical assistance with submitting the full application in DOJ’s Justice Grants System (JustGrants), contact the JustGrants Service Desk at JustGrants.Support@usdoj.gov or at 833-872-5175. The JustGrants Service Desk operates 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. eastern time (ET) Monday–Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, and federal holidays.
For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the OJP Response Center by telephone at 800–851–3420 or TTY: 301–240–6310 (hearing impaired only) or by email at email@example.com. The OJP Response Center hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, Monday–Friday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET on the solicitation close date.
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