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NIJ FY 09 Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program

Opportunity ID
NIJ-2009-2069
Solicitation Status
Closed
Fiscal Year
2009
Closing Date
Posting Date
Description

The Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program (the Coverdell program) awards grants to States and units of local government to help improve the quality and timeliness of forensic science and medical examiner services. Among other things, funds may be used to eliminate a backlog in the analysis of forensic evidence and to train and employ forensic laboratory personnel, as needed, to eliminate such a backlog. States may apply for both "base" (formula) and competitive funds. Units of local government may apply for competitive funds.

Notice

In fiscal 2020, all state and local forensic capacity enhancement programs previously administered by NIJ moved to the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). Any future funding opportunities under this program will be released by BJA. Visit BJA.ojp.gov to learn more about this program and future opportunities.

Awards

Number of Awards: 103
Total Amount Awarded: $23,399,501

Date Created: April 15, 2009