Office of Justice Programs

The implementation of funding programs and grants operates on different levels of government and organizational jurisdiction. These solicitations for the implementation of grants and funds operate within the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Bureau of Justice Statistics, National Institute of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

(OJP, 2008) The funding programs that are implemented by these organizations will be discussed in the following paragraphs. To be able to evaluate the capability of the government to fund and implement programs, Requests for Proposals, otherwise known as RFP’s are planned and developed (US DOJ) National Institute of Justice The National Institute of Justice has recently launched a grant program called Criminal Justice Technology Evaluation.

This program aims to look for scientific and technological ways to lessen the occurrence of crimes and enhance the services provided by the justice system in the country. Groups and organizations that are eligible for the funding program include all the states in the U. S. , local government units, other tribal organizations, public or private, and profit or non-profit, educational institutions in the higher education sphere, etc. (US DOJ, 2008)

The estimated amount of funds that will be provided for this program totals to $ 2 million. However, the amount that will be raised is still dependent on the resources, such as donations, pledges, etc. that will be provided for the full implementation of the program. Interested parties are encouraged to apply online and provide necessary forms and information such as budget details, outline of the program, and suggested strategies and techniques in implementing the program. (US DOJ, 2008)