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OVC FY 23 Invited to Apply — Byrne Discretionary Community Project Funding/Byrne Discretionary Grants Program

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
March 24, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
March 27, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern

OVC seeks applications to support projects designated for funding in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (Public Law 117-328) to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system, to prevent or combat juvenile delinquency, and to assist victims of crime (other than compensation).

Eligible Applicants
Eligible applicants are limited to those identified in the Congressional Joint Explanatory Statement (JES) for the projects designated for funding. A list of the projects designated for funding in FY 2023 can be found in the Byrne Discretionary Grant Programs FY 2023 Project List. The legal name (or “doing business as” name) associated with the applicant’s unique entity identifier (UEI) as registered in the System of Award Management (SAM) must coincide with the recipient listed in the JES.


Number of Awards: 40
Total Amount Awarded: $34,745,000

Gun Violence Prevention

Past Project Period End Date
Funding First Awarded
Date Created: February 10, 2023