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Federal Funding for Crime Prevention and Improved Reentry

Grants and other federal funding opportunities to support crime prevention and reentry efforts are available across the federal government,  including the U.S. Departments of Justice, Labor, Health and Human Services, and more. The Trump Administration's First Step Act and Second Chance Act represent some of the largest federal investments in these areas.

This page provides information and links to a range of federal funding opportunities and resources in support of state, local, Tribal juvenile and criminal justice programs and practices.

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An inventory of much of the U.S. Government’s funding for crime prevention and reentry is available at Grants.gov.

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Trump Administration FY 2021 Budget Includes Increased Funding for Implementation of the First Step Act

The President's Fiscal Year 2021 budget includes $409 million to Department of Justice's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to implement the FSA, an increase of $319 million over 2020 enacted budget. Major new investments in 2021 include expansions to residential reentry centers, medication-assisted treatment, recidivism-reduction programs, and FSA staff support.