Deadline: Grants.gov Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 22, 2021; JustGrants Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 29, 2021

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications for funding for the 2021 National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP). This program furthers the Department’s mission by enhancing the completeness, automation, and transmittal of records to state and federal systems used by the NICS. Eligible states and tribes may receive grant funding to improve the completeness, automation, and transmittal of records to state and federal systems. For the purpose of this solicitation, the term “state” includes the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.

Please find solicitation materials here.