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Grants & Funding

ICJI awards federal and state grants to help local governments, law enforcement agencies and non-profit organizations to prevent/reduce crime, enforce Indiana traffic laws, improve the criminal justice system and assist victims of crime.

We do not accept unsolicited applications. Receive email notification of funding opportunities by registering here.

Most funding opportunities are offered on a competitive basis. Guidelines for each opportunity are listed under the eligibility requirements section. Proposals are reviewed and scored based on the criteria of the individual grant. Based on available funding, one or more proposals with the highest scores will be invited to submit an application. Applications are reviewed by staff and the designated subcommittee of the ICJI Board of Trustees. Recommendations for funding are submitted to the ICJI Board of Trustees for consideration and funding approval.

ICJI Grant Opportunities

Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program
Formula grant

The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute is seeking applications for the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program. This federal reimbursement formula grant seeks to provide funding to eligible counties to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus. The award period for this program is January 20, 2020, to January 19, 2022. This award is governed by 2 C.F.R. Part 200 and the DOJ Grants Financial Guide. All applicants must adhere to all provisions set forth in federal and state statute, regulation, or rule.

Federal Grant Opportunities

In addition to ICJI, the federal government publishes grant opportunities throughout the year. For a more comprehensive list, visit grants.gov for the latest information.