Grants and Planning Branch
The Grants & Planning Branch maintains information on federal and state resources that may be available to assist in improving the criminal and juvenile justice systems, and seeks, applies for, and administers federal crime and crime prevention funding. We are the State Administering Agency (SAA) for the following Federal Grants:
- Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Formula Grant (JAG)*
- Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program (Coverdell)*
- Residential Substance Abuse Treatment for State Prisoners*
- Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Formula Grant
- Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), Victim Assistance Formula Grant Program
*Eligible grant recipients are state and county government organizations. Grant funds are not awarded directly to private agencies.
The Grants & Planning Branch works closely with the U.S. Department of Justice, in particular with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Institute of Justice, the Office for Victims of Crime, the Office of Justice Programs, and the Office on Violence Against Women.
The Grants & Planning Branch is also the Administering Agency for the following State Grants:
- Hawaii Career Criminal Prosecution Program (HCCPP)*
- Victim Witness Assistance (VW)*
FY 2017 EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT SOLICITATION
August 31, 2018 – The Department of the Attorney General, Crime Prevention and Justice Assistance Division is soliciting applications from state and county government agencies (for projects to be considered) for funding under the FY 2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program that is administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), U.S. Department of Justice. Approximately $756,256 is available. The purpose of the JAG grant is to allow states and local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime and to improve the criminal justice system. Read the full announcement.
Eligible Agencies: State and county government agencies
Instructions and Forms:
APPLICATION DEADLINE – Must be received by 4:00 p.m., October 2, 2018
As required by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) FY 2018 State Solicitation for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, the Department of the Attorney General (State Administering Agency for the grant) is making available for public comment its grant application. The period for public comment will run from August 29, 2018 through September 28, 2018.
Comments can be mailed to: Department of the Attorney General, Crime Prevention & Justice Assistance Division, 235 S. Beretania Street, Suite 401, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, ATTN: Dawn Martin or e-mailed to email@example.com
Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Room 204,
235 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
The Crime Prevention and Justice Assistance Division, Grants and Planning Branch is conducting grant administration, fiscal, and reporting requirements training for recipients of the following grants awarded by the Department of the Attorney General:
- SORNA Penalty Reallocation Grant (SORNA)
- Violence Against Women Act STOP Formula Grant (VAWA)
- Victims of Crime Act Formula Grant (VOCA)
- Sex Assault Services Program Formula Grant (SASP)
Who Must Attend: Project Directors and Financial Officers receiving awards from any of these grants must attend the Part I training. In addition, Project Directors must attend the Part II training.
- Grant Writing Training (Recorded PowerPoint Presentation)
- Grant Administration Training (PowerPoint Presentation)
TRAINING EVENTS BULLETIN BOARD
CPJAD is providing an electronic Bulletin Board for trainings for government and nonprofit agencies serving crime victims in the State. Agencies and individuals are invited to submit training flyers with registration information to firstname.lastname@example.org to be posted on this Training Events Bulletin Board.