Division of Criminal Justice Services

Office of Program Development and Funding

***REVISED 5/19/17*** The 2017-18 LIVESCAN Equipment Program Request for Proposals (RFP) is now available. The dealine for applications is 12:00pm (Noon) on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. *Please note this RFP has been revised to clarify applicant eligibilty and includes corrections to the Appendix: List of Eligible Non-Probation Law Enforcement Agencies.

Questions regarding this RFP may be submitted to funding@dcjs.ny.gov no later than Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Please reference "LiveScan RFP" in the subject line of your email. Responses to questions will be posed here on or about Wednesday, May 31, 2017.


The 2017-18 Aid to Crime Laboratories Request for Applications (RFA) is now available. The deadline for applications is 12:00pm (Noon) on Thursday, May 25, 2017.

Please also reference the following pertinent attachments:

FY 2017-2018 Aid to Crime Labs RFA Questions & Answers
Attachment 1 - Grant Expenditure Reporting Form
Attachment 2 - Work Plan-Progress Report Guidance Document

Questions regarding this RFA may be submitted to DCJS at funding@dcjs.ny.gov no later than Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Please reference "Aid to Crime Labs RFA" in the subject line of your email. Responses to questions will be posted here on or about Friday, May 12, 2017.



Available Funding Opportunities


View the DCJS Funding Map for your County.

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

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:
Policy and Procedure for Receiving and Responding to Discrimination Complaints from Subrecipients’ Employees, Clients, Customers or Program Participants (.pdf) translate

Discrimination Complaint Form (.doc)