2020 Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Project Proposal Requests

The Bureau of Statistics of Plans is pleased to announce the FY 2020 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program solicitation.  JAG funded projects may address crime through the provision of services directly to individuals and or communities and by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of criminal justice systems, processes, and procedures. The FY 2019-2022 Strategy for Drug Control, Violent Crime and Criminal Justice Systems Improvement Strategy, developed by the Bureau of Statistics and Plans, in collaboration with Guam’s criminal justice entities and resource agencies, reflects the use of JAG funds to support criminal justice initiatives on the island. The priorities addressed in Guam’s FY 2019-2022 Drug Control, Violent Crime and Criminal Justice Systems Improvement Strategy are law enforcement, corrections and community corrections, drug treatment and rehabilitation, planning, evaluation and technology improvement, and prevention and education. The strategy can be viewed at the Bureau’s website at bsp.guam.gov under Divisions and Programs, Socio-Economic Planning Program, Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, Guam’s Multi-Year Strategy. Your can also click here to be taken directly to the webpage.

The Bureau is initiating the request for proposals to allow the opportunity for interested applicants to submit project proposals consistent with the approved priority areas and the Bureau of Justice Assistance requirements. Proposals may be submitted by any established non-profit organization, faith-based organization, law enforcement, victim services, and substance abuse public agencies that are consistent with the approved BJA programs identified in the FY 2019-2022 Drug Control, Violent Crime and Criminal Justice Systems Improvement Strategy.
All proposals for review and funding consideration must be submitted to the Bureau of Statistics and Plans by 4:00 p.m., Friday, June 18, 2021.   Attached is a copy of the official correspondence regarding the solicitation and the 2020 Byrne JAG Request for Proposal Application Instructions Guide for your use in preparing your project proposal.  Please ensure project proposals follow the required information as provided in the guide book and that you provide an electronic format in Microsoft Word.  Applications received after this date will not be accepted. 
Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact either myself at the information listed below or Ms. Lola Leon Guerrero, Chief Planner, at 472-4201/2/3 or via email lolalg@bsp.guam.gov.  We look forward to your interest.

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