Division of Criminal Justice Services

Office of Program Development and Funding


Available Funding Opportunities

The 2016-17 County Re-entry Task Force (CRTF) Request for Applications (RFA) is now available. The deadline for applications is 12:00pm (Noon), Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

Please review and/or complete the following attachments:

BIDDERS CONFERENCE WEBINAR: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am
Attachment 1: CRTF RFA - 2015 DOCCS Releases with Supervision Levels

Attachment 2: Appendix B-1 County Re-entry Task Force Sample

Attachment 3: Budget Detail Worksheet Narrative Guide
Attachment 4: Cognitive Behavior Employ Readiness Template
Attachment 5: Contract Milestones and Pricing Worksheet

Questions regarding this RFA may be submitted to DCJS at funding@dcjs.ny.gov no later than Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Please referene "County Re-entry Task Force RFA" in the subject line of your email. Responses to questions will be posted here on or about Wednesday, September 7, 2016.



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The DCJS Office of Program Development and Funding (OPDF) is integral in supporting the criminal justice community. OPDF:

  • targets funding at specific criminal justice policy issues or geographical locations within New York State to implement federal, gubernatorial or legislative initiatives
  • develops policy for new programs to be supported by state and federal funds
  • administers applications and requests-for-proposals (RFPs) for State and Federal grant funding
  • develops program guidelines to assist grantees in formulating their grant projects in a manner consistent with enabling legislation and regulations
  • provides technical assistance to counties and localities to access funding and/or implement programs
  • monitors and evaluates grant projects to ensure that grantees implement programs consistent with the terms and conditions of their contracts and to determine if established performance measures are being attained
  • disseminates information on model programs to assist localities in replicating best practices, and
  • provides resources to grantees for locating, administering and applying for grant-funded programs