Strengthening the Medical Examiner-Coroner System Program

Federal Funding Agency:

Bureau of Justice Assistance

Applicant Eligibility:

Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), For profit organizations other than small businesses, Special district governments, City or township governments, State governments, Private institutions of higher education, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), County governments, Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Due Date: Deadline April 10, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline April 15, 2024, 8:59 pm Eastern

Funding Amount:

Up to $300,000

Agency Solicitation:

BJA seeks to fund applications to strengthen the ME/C system by increasing the number of qualified forensic pathologists and enhance the quality of medicolegal death investigations nationwide. This program furthers the DOJ’s mission to uphold the rule of law, to keep our country safe, and to protect civil rights by providing resources to improve medicolegal death investigations (MDIs) in the United States. Specifically, through this program, BJA will award funding for: 1. Forensic pathology fellowships (up to two allowed, per application). 2. Resources necessary for ME/C offices to achieve and maintain accreditation.