Bureau of Justice Assistance Releases Three Second Chance Act Solicitations
The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) yesterday released solicitations for three Second Chance Act grant programs that will provide funding to state and local governments and federally recognized Indian tribes. Applications are due April 24, 2012.
Adult Planning and Demonstration grants will provide funding to help jurisdictions plan and implement programs and strategies to reduce recidivism and ensure safe and successful reentry of adults released from prisons and jails back to the community.
To download this solicitation, click here.
To watch a 2011 webinar that was held for applicants responding to this same solicitation, click here.*
To download a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation from the 2011 webinar, click here.*
Adult Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Disorders grants will provide funding to establish or enhance residential dual diagnosis substance abuse and mental health disorder treatment programs in correctional facilities that include aftercare and recovery supportive services.
To download this solicitation, click here.
To watch a 2011 webinar that was held for applicants responding to this same solicitation, click here.*
To download a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation from the 2011 webinar, click here.*
Family-Based Substance Abuse grants will provide funding to establish or enhance residential substance abuse treatment programs in correctional facilities that include family supportive services.
To download this solicitation, click here.
To watch a 2011 webinar that was held for applicants responding to this same solicitation, click here.*
To download a PDF of the PowerPoint presentation from the 2011 webinar, click here.*
Applicants proposing to incorporate a “Pay for Success” model into their reentry program will receive priority consideration. To learn more about the “Pay for Success” model, please register for the Pay for Success and the Department of Justice’s Second Chance Act Solicitations webinar.
Date: Tuesday, March 6
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET
During the webinar, representatives from the Nonprofit Finance Fund will provide background on the Pay for Success concept; and BJA officials will discuss how to tailor your application to include a Pay for Success component. To register for the webinar, click here.
*These 2011 webinars and presentations are relevant for applicants responding to the 2012 solicitations.
This is a National Reentry Resource Center Spotlight Announcement. This announcement is funded in whole or in part through a grant (award number: 2009-CZBX-KO01) from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Neither the U.S. Department of Justice nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse, this newsletter (including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided).

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