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Applicants for competitive discretionary grants must apply through requires applicants to complete a three step registration process which can take up to 5 days to complete. Additional information regarding the registration process can be found at

Existing or continuing discretionary grantees will continue to use the Office of Justice Program's Grants Management System (GMS) to apply, as will applicants for formula grants.

Review the specific announcement for the designated application process.

Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces: Forensic Capacity Hiring Program for Wounded Veterans
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on February 19, 2019.
Due Date: 2/19/2019
The goal of this initiative is to hire wounded, injured, or ill special operations veterans to serve as analysts to enhance the digital forensic examination capacity of select ICAC task forces; improve task force effectiveness to prevent, interdict, investigate, and prosecute Internet crimes against children and technology-facilitated child exploitation; and reduce forensic examination backlogs and/or increase the number of forensic exams completed by ICAC task forces during the project period. OJJDP requires agencies to select personnel for the position(s) from a pool of eligible HERO Child Rescue Corps candidates; however, task forces unable to fill the position with a HERO candidate are permitted to consider other identified wounded, injured, or ill veteran candidates.
FY 2019 Title II Formula Grants Program
All registrations for the OJP Grants Management System (GMS) are due by 8 p.m. eastern time (ET) on September 24, 2018. Year 2 eligibility submissions are due by 8 p.m. ET on October 1, 2018. State plans, application requirements, and compliance submissions are due by 8 p.m. ET on March 14, 2019.
Due Date: 2/28/2019
This announcement provides guidance for the FY 2019 update to the FY 2018 3-Year State Plan. It is not necessary to resubmit the FY 2018 approved 3-Year State Plan if there are no proposed changes being made.
Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on April 15, 2019.
Due Date: 4/15/2019
This program will promote and expand services in detention and correctional facilities to incarcerated individuals and their minor children younger than age 18, and provide services to children of incarcerated parents by facilitating access to services that support their needs. This program will provide states and localities with funding to implement positive family engagement strategies and activities that address the needs of incarcerated parents and their minor children.

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