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Expired Funding Opportunities

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This page presents expired funding opportunities from the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Use the search filters below to find specific solicitations. Select a solicitation title to see details about the solicitation along with any resulting awards.

BJS FY24 National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP)

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BJS seeks to reduce violent crime and address gun violence by improving the accuracy, utility, and interstate accessibility of criminal history and related records in support of national record systems and their use for name- and fingerprint-based criminal history background checks.

BJS FY24 National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) Supplemental Funding under the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

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BJS seeks to reduce violent crime and address gun violence by improving the accuracy, utility, and interstate accessibility of criminal history and related records in support of national record systems and their use for name- and fingerprint-based criminal history record background checks. This program was developed to implement Title III, Division B (3) – Appropriations outlined in the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (P.L. 117–159). 

FY 2023 Federal Deaths in Custody Reporting Program Supplement

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Per the Federal Deaths in Custody Reporting Act statute (P.L. 113 242), the head of federal law enforcement agencies are required to submit a report that contains information regarding the death of any person while that person is detained, under arrest, or in the process of being arrested by federal law enforcement officers or while in custody. In response to the legislation, BJS was designated the official data collection agency on behalf of the Attorney General.

FY 2023 Statistical Support Program Supplement

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Award funds to assess the feasibility of restarting the Civil Justice Survey of State Courts and the Civil Justice Survey of State Courts Trials on Appeal data collections, using new approaches.

FY 2023 Access to Justice Design and Testing Program

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) seeks a vendor to support research and testing activities related to development of a new data collection that will measure access to justice for civil legal needs. As the Department's principal federal statistical agency, BJS is responsible for the collection, analysis, publication, and dissemination of statistics on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operations of criminal justice systems at all levels of government.

FY 2023 Law Enforcement Transition to the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) to Improve Hate Crime Reporting

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As of January 1, 2021, the FBI's National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) is the law enforcement crime data reporting standard for the nation. NIBRS collects detailed crime incident data from law enforcement agencies, including data on bias motivated incidents. The Jabara Heyer NO HATE Act NIBRS Transition Program authorizes BJS to provide funding to support law enforcement agencies to transition their crime reporting to comply with NIBRS requirements.

FY 2023 California Law Enforcement Transition to NIBRS—Rapid Deployment Model Project

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Funding will enable the California Department of Justice (CA DOJ) to support the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD), Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office (LASO) in their respective transitions to the FBI's National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS). These three agencies represent a significant gap in crime reporting, as together the agencies comprise just over a quarter of the state's population.

FY 2023 Campus Climate Survey

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As part of the Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2022, 1161l 6.

FY2023 State Justice Statistics for Statistical Analysis Centers Technical Assistance Program

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is publishing this notice to announce the Technical Assistance Program to support activities under the State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers (SJS SAC) in FY 2022. The SJS SAC program is designed to maintain and enhance each state's capacity to coordinate statistical activities in the state, conduct research on relevant criminal justice issues, and serve as a liaison to help BJS gather data from state agencies.

FY 2023 National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) Estimation Project (EP)

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As of January 1, 2021, the FBI's National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) has become the law enforcement crime data reporting standard for the nation. BJS and the FBI have partnered together on the NCS X NIBRS Estimation Project (NNEP) to develop appropriate methods for generating national crime estimates based exclusively on NIBRS data.

FY 2023 Criminal History Record Assessment and Research Program

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The CHRARP furthers BJS's mission to produce accurate and timely criminal history and recidivism statistics. BJS collects the national criminal history data to support the CHRARP from the FBI and state repositories. Through a competitive solicitation in 2019, NORC was selected as the data processing agent for the 2020 CHRARP.

FY 2023 Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities 2024

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This collection is part of the larger BJS portfolio of establishment surveys that inform the nation on the characteristics of adult correctional facilities and persons sentenced to state, federal, and privately operated prisons. BJS's National Prisoner Statistics Program (NPS) collects aggregate counts of male and female custody and jurisdiction prison populations on December 31 each year. Through the National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP), BJS collects individual level data on prisoners entering or leaving the custody of state prison systems.

FY 2023 National Inmate Survey (NIS-4) Jails

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The National Prison Rape Statistics Program (NPRSP), developed upon passage of the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, entails the collection of both administrative and self report data on sexual violence from State and Federal prisons, locally operated jails, and public and private facilities for juvenile offenders in the nation. The National Inmate Survey (NIS) is one of the data collections developed under the NPRSP.

FY 2023 National Inmate Survey (NIS-4) Prisons

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The National Prison Rape Statistics Program (NPRSP), developed upon passage of the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, entails the collection of both administrative and self report data on sexual violence from State and Federal prisons, locally operated jails, and public and private facilities for juvenile offenders in the nation. The National Inmate Survey (NIS) is one of the data collections developed under the NPRSP.

FY 2023 Annual Survey of Jails in Indian Country, 2024-27

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The goals of this project are to field the survey instrument and to analyze the data it collects to produce high quality and accurate statistics and analyses for the 2024 through 2027 iterations of the Survey of Jails in Indian Country (SJIC). In addition, BJS expects the award recipient to recommend enhancements for the SJIC, cognitively test revised and new questions, and field an addendum to one SJIC collection year based on the survey enhancements. Survey design, data collection, and analytic activities include .

FY 2023 NICS Act Record Improvement Program

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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) seeks applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2023 National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP). This program furthers the DOJ’s mission by enhancing the completeness, automation, and transmittal of records to state and federal systems used by the NICS.

FY 2023 Census of Prosecutor Offices

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The CPO will collect basic operational and staffing information from more than 2,330 prosecutor offices in the U.S. Prosecutor offices operate at the county , district , or circuit level. The main purpose of the CPO is to collect key statistics about all prosecutor offices currently operating in the U.S. A secondary purpose of the CPO is to construct and validate a reliable frame for future survey iterations of the National Survey of Prosecutors.

FY 2023 Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) Program, 2023–2026

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) will administer the 2023 2026 Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) program. The goal of fist is to provide national estimates on the total number of firearm purchase applications received and denied pursuant to the Brady Act and relevant state laws. FIST collects counts of firearm transfer applications and permit checks conducted by state and local checking agencies and combines them with the FBI National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) transaction data.

FY 2023 National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP)

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This program aims to improve the nation's safety and security by enhancing the quality, completeness, and accessibility of criminal history record information; and by ensuring the nationwide implementation of criminal justice and non criminal justice background check systems.

FY 2023 Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) will conduct the 2023 Census of Publicly Funded Forensic Crime Laboratories, following the data collection last conducted for 2020. The goal of this collection is to obtain updated information about the staffing, resources, workload, policies, and procedures of all publicly funded forensic crime laboratories in the U.S. The main activities for the project include survey design, frame development and maintenance, administering the census, and delivery of datasets.

FY 2023 National Corrections Reporting Program/National Prisoner Statistics Program, 2020-2024

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OJP is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights and racial equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety and protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community. This supplement will fund the final two years of the 5 year award for collection of National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP) and National Prisoner Statistics Program (NPS) data.

FY 2023 Survey of State Parole Agencies on Reentry Services

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BJS is seeking applications for administering the Survey of State Parole Agencies on Reentry Services (SSPARS). The SSPARS will generate national and state level statistics on the types of treatment programs, housing and education assistance, and other reentry services received by adults under supervision by the 50 state parole agencies and the District of Columbia.