Friday, May 15, 2015

Notice of JAG Program Grant Solicitation FY2015

MEDIA RELEASE

May 14, 2015

Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program FY2015
Local Solicitation CFDA #16.738

Overview of the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program:

        The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance
is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for funding under the Edward Byrne
Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. This program furthers the Department’s
mission by assisting state, local and tribal efforts to prevent or reduce crime and violence.

          The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program (42 U.S.C. 3751
(a)) is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding to state and local jurisdictions. The JAG Program provides states and units of local governments with critical funding necessary to support a
range of program areas including law enforcement, prosecution and court programs, prevention and education programs, corrections and community corrections, drug treatment and enforcement, crime victim and witness initiatives, and planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs.

           The St. Mary’s County Sheriff Office will receive $17,127 in local solicitation.

Point of Contact: Bonnie Lancaster, Fiscal Specialist, 301.475.4200 X1931


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