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Grants Management Division

Justice Assistance Grant Program

​​​Justice Assistance Grants Program

​The federal JAG program provides seed money to the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet based on population and crime rates. Funds awarded may be used to hire additional personnel and/or purchase equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems for criminal justice. As the state recipient of these funds, Justice and Public Safety Cabinet conducts a competitive application cycle on an annual basis.

Eligible applicants are state and local government agencies and nonprofit entities seeking critical funding necessary to support a wide range of program areas including law enforcement, prosecution, indigent defense, courts, crime prevention and education, corrections, drug treatment and enforcement, planning, evaluation, technology improvement, and crime victim and witness initiatives and mental health programs and related law enforcement and corrections programs, including behavioral programs and crisis intervention teams.

Interested organizations may learn more about the federal JAG program
Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program

Annual JAG Application

Applications for 2023-2024 JAG funding will be accepted from April 24, 2023, to May 19, 2023. Applicants will be notified of award recommendations via email to the agency representatives listed in the applications. 

Related Documents

Previous Award Information​

Contact Us 
If you have questions pertaining to any Grants Management Division operated grant program, please contact us at:
Grants Management Division
125 Holmes Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone: (502) 564-3251

2023 State Crisis Intervention Program (SCIP) Advisory Board Meeting

October 25, 2023   10:00 A.M.

KY Justice and Public Safety Cabinet – Frankfort, KY

Meeting Agenda