Training and Technical Assistance to Support the Protection of Constitutional Rights Under the Sixth Amendment

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BJA has issued a solicitation requesting applications to perform work that will ensure that state and local governments are provided with capacity and tools needed to meet obligations established by the Sixth Amendment. The solicitation offers awards in three categories of activities: 1) working to increase strategic planning around Sixth Amendment issues; 2) enhancing defense systems and right to counsel training; and 3) serving as a Sixth Amendment Fellow. Applications are due on May 16, 2017. Technical assistance with grant submission may be obtained via email to [email protected]. BJA will host a solicitation webinar on April 4 at 2pm EDT.

Funding Source: 
Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance
Eligible Grantees: 

In general, BJA is authorized to make grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, Small businesses, Private institutions of higher education, State governments, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), City or township governments, Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, and County governments.