Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Prosecution Program

Federal Funding Agency:

Bureau of Justice Assistance

Applicant Eligibility:

State, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies, including prosecutor's offices.

Due Date:

Application Grants.gov Deadline: May 17, 2023 8:59 PM ET
Application JustGrants Deadline: May 24, 2023 8:59 PM ET

Funding Amount:

Up to $750,000

Agency Solicitation:

BJA seeks to support state, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecution agencies, working with their partners, to investigate and prosecute unsolved cold case homicides suspected to have been racially motivated or otherwise associated with civil rights violations. This includes support for victims’ families and stakeholder communities impacted by these cases.


Additional Notes:

Funds are limited to address incidents that resulted in death that occurred no later than December 31, 1979. Samples of previous, successful projects can be found at: https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-bja-2022-171088.