John R. Justice (JRJ) Formula Grant Program

Federal Funding Agency:

Bureau of Justice Assistance

Applicant Eligibility:

State governments

Due Date: Deadline July 24, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern Application
JustGrants Deadline July 29, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

Funding Amount:

Up to $500,000

Agency Solicitation:

BJA seeks to make funding available to state agencies designated by the governor to improve the recruitment and retention of local, state, and federal public defenders and local and state prosecutors (“beneficiaries”). States receiving funding will administer statewide John R. Justice Programs (JRJ) programs by soliciting applications from eligible beneficiaries. Beneficiaries selected must commit to an additional three years of qualifying service in exchange for partial loan repayment directly to the beneficiary’s loan service provider.