BJA FY 18 Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program

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**This opportunity may be a good fit for a Public Defender office working in reentry programming who also has existing or is willing to form partnerships with community organizations working in reentry programming.**

Through this solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance will support community- and faith-based organizations in developing and implementing comprehensive and collaborative programs that support people who are reentering communities from incarceration who are at medium- to high-risk of reoffending, reduces recidivism, and improves public safety. Develop comprehensive case management plans that directly address criminogenic risks and needs as identified by validated criminogenic risk assessments and include delivery or facilitation of services in a manner consistent with participants' learning styles and abilities. Demonstrate increased collaboration between community- and faith-based organizations and corrections, community supervision, law enforcement, and other local reentry stakeholders.

Funding Source: 
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Eligible Grantees: 

Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

**Public Defender offices will likely need to form an external partnership in order to be eligible for these funds.**