Justice Assistance Grant Program

GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

The City and County of Schenectady have jointly received grant funding from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program FY 2017 Local Solicitation in the amount of $43,376.00.

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to States and units of local government. BJA will award JAG Program funds to eligible units of local government under this FY 2017 JAG Program Local Solicitation.

PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is pleased to announce that FY 2017 Local JAG Program funding information is now available and appears on the BJA JAG web page.

Please note that this email is being sent to a large group of potential Local JAG applicants and does not necessarily confirm your jurisdiction’s eligibility under the FY 2017 Local JAG Program.

Eligible jurisdictions under FY 2017 Local JAG are limited to units of local government appearing on the FY 2017 Local JAG Allocations list. Please verify your eligibility, and if eligible, review the associated FY 2017 Local JAG solicitation and submit an application for funding through the Office of Justice Program’s (OJP) Grants Management System (GMS) by 5:00 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

Applications must be submitted by the stated deadline, regardless of whether the Certifications and Assurances by Chief Executive of Applicant Government and/or Certification of Compliance with 8 U.S.C. § 1373 by the Chief Legal Officer of the Applicant Government have been completed and attached. BJA will add a withholding of funds special condition to the award for any missing or incomplete certifications. Additionally, please note that award acceptance documents cannot be processed by OJP until the completed Certification of Compliance with 8 U.S.C. § 1373 by the Chief Legal Officer of the Applicant Government has been submitted and approved by BJA.  Please note that BJA does not anticipate having time to extend the Local JAG deadline for application submission this year.

GRANT APPLICATION:

Available at: https://www.bja.gov/jag/

PUBLIC COMMENT :

The City and County of Schenectady welcome public comment on the JAG application and expenditure of same. Please submit comments to: mseber@schenectadypd.com