DOJ Announces Funding for Statewide Recidivism Reduction Demonstration Program
March 28, 2012
The Bureau of Justice Assistance within the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently released the solicitation for FY 2012 Second Chance Act Adult Offender Comprehensive Statewide Recidivism Reduction Demonstration Program. This program will assist states in developing and implementing comprehensive plans to reduce statewide recidivism rates. Applicants must be state departments of corrections to be eligible. Awards under this program will be made for up to $1,000,000 for a 12-month project period. Applications are due by 11:59 pm ET on May 21, 2012. The Justice Center of the Council of State Governments will host a webinar on the program and solicitation on Thursday, April 19 at 2 pm ET.