Apply for a Grant from the U.S. Justice Department

Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program
Competitive Grant Announcement

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs is seeking applications for funding for the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by increasing public safety through innovative cross-system collaboration for individuals with mental illness who come into contact with the criminal justice system. The department is seeking applications that demonstrate a collaborative project between criminal justice and mental health partners from eligible applicants to plan, implement, or expand a justice and mental health collaboration program.

Any state or local government entity is eligible to apply for the grant. Applicants must register with prior to submitting an application. All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on May 17, 2016.

For more information about the grant, including details about how much can be awarded and the allowable uses of awarded funds, please review the grant information packet for more details.