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NIJ FY 12 Post Conviction DNA Testing Assistance Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
NIJ seeks proposals from States wishing to receive funding to help defray the costs associated with postconviction DNA testing in cases that involve violent felony offenses (as defined by State law) in which actual innocence might be demonstrated. Funds may be used to review such postconviction cases, and to locate and analyze biological evidence associated with these cases.


Number of Awards: 5
Total Amount Awarded: $3,546,504

Date Created: March 20, 2012