Criminal Justice Systems


Institutionalize rule of law by developing and expanding criminal justice systems to strengthen partner country law enforcement and judicial effectiveness, foster cooperation in legal affairs, and advance respect for human rights.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Department of State
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Foreign Assistance Act of 1961
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
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Beneficiary Eligibility
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What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. See application in
Award Procedure
Please see Awards Policy Page of the Office of the Procurement Executive: awards/gtpolicy.htm.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. Please see announcements in
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Please see announcements in
How may assistance be used?
Projects that expand legal training programs to enhance the ability of associations to improve the effectiveness of attorneys, prosecutors, and judicial investigators; expanding and enhancing justice institutions, anti-corruption initiatives, access to justice, increased support for women legal professionals, and a safe, secure, and humane corrections system; support programs to fight corruption, prosecute environmental crime, and enhance the rule of law through technical assistance. Please see announcements in
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Please see announcements in
Please see applications on for audit requirements.
Recipients are required to maintain financial records for three years.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Solicitation for proposals are posted in all year-round. Most performance period of INL grant is for one year. Please see announcements in Domestic Award is released thru the Payment Management System (HHS PMS). Please check for information on how assistance is awarded/released.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
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Headquarters Office
Cheryl Price
2430 E St. NW
Washington, DC 20037 US
Phone: 202-256-2289
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 22$179,175,633.00; FY 23 est $116,108,685.00; FY 24 est $180,000,000.00; FY 20$158,065,323.00; FY 21 est $100,460,777.00; FY 18$158,065,323.00; FY 19 est $100,460,777.00; FY 17 Estimate Not Available FY 16 Estimate Not Available - See individual Application on
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range varies widely. Please see announcements in
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Please see the following website: awards/gtpolicy.htm.


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