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Current Funding Opportunities:

The 2017-18 Aid to Prosecution (ATP) Request for Applications (RFA) is now available. The deadline for applications is 12:00pm (Noon) on Thursday, August 31, 2017.

Questions regarding this RFA may be submitted to dcjsfunding@dcjs.ny.gov no later than Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Please reference "AP RFA" in the subject line of our email. Responses to questions will be posed here on or about Friday, August 4, 2017.


The 2017-18 Alternative to Incarceration (ATI) Programs and Services Request for Proposals (RFP) is now available. The deadline for applications is 12:00pm (Noon) on Friday, August 4, 2017.

Questions regarding this RFP may be submitted to ATI.Re-entry@dcjs.ny.gov no later than Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Please reference "ATI RFP" in the subject line of your email. Responses to questions will be posted here on or about Friday, July 14, 2017.

Alternative to Incarceration Programs and Services RFP – Questions and Answers – Dated July 18, 2018

The slidshow with audio from the bidder's conference that was held on Thursday, June 29, 2017 is now available.

Attachments/ Reference Material for ATI RFP:

* Attachment 1 - Budget Detail Worksheet and Narrative Form

* Attachment 2 - Appendix B-1 Program Performance Milestones and Costs

** 2016 Felony and Misdemenor Lower Court Arraignments: Top 100 Courts by Volume



Mission Statement - DCJS Office of Program Development and Funding:

To direct resources and coordinate criminal justice program development to reduce crime and improve criminal justice services throughout New York State by:

- Administering State and federal grant programs aimed at crime prevention and control;

- Coordinating the effective and efficient distribution of State and federal funds;

- Developing and executing contractual agreements with grant recipients;

- Providing technical training and assistance to grant recipients;

- Monitoring grantee performance and compliance with contract terms and ensuring the integrity of grant recipients;

- Using data and research to assess grant program effectiveness and promote replication of successful strategies and programs.


Interactive DCJS Funding Map (link): This map shows the distribution of grant funds statewide by county.

These Frequently Asked Questions may be of assistance to potential applicants when responding to funding opportunities issued by DCJS.


Discrimination Complaint Form and Complaint Procedures

DCJS is responsible for establishing written policies and procedures for receiving discrimination complaints from employees and clients, customers, or program participants of subrecipients of Department of Justice funding. These policies and procedures are available here: