Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction (CBCR) Program1 FY 2019 Competitive Grant Announcement

The U.S. DOJ, Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction (CBCR) Program. In FY 2019, the Innovations in Community Based Crime Reduction (CBCR) Program, (formerly known as the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Program) will give priority consideration to rural jurisdictions facing increases or high sustained levels of Part I violent crimes (as defined under the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program) overall or specific crime types such as gang-related criminal activity.

The CBCR program targets persistently distressed neighborhoods facing significant violent crime challenges. Successful implementation of the CBCR model may require resources beyond that provided by BJA. Applicants should leverage other resources to sustain their projects, including federal and local funding for expenses not allowable or within the scope of the CBCR program.

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Applications Due: June 25, 2019