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Cooperative Agreement - Indian Country Jails-Training and Related Assistance

Cooperative Agreement
8 Jul 2021

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. This cooperative agreement will provide training and related assistance to Indian Country Jails in key areas of jail management.

Cooperative Agreement - Corrections History Preservation and Presentation

Cooperative Agreement
8 Jul 2021

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 for the development of a presentation highlighting the agency’s history since its creation in 1974. The presentation will use historical artifacts, oral histories, and ephemera found through research to inform its content.

Cooperative Agreement - NIC Corrections Podcast Series

Cooperative Agreement
8 Jul 2021

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 for the development and distribution of an educational podcast series highlighting issues and research of pertinent interest to state and local governments and their stakeholders, particularly criminal justice agencies responsible for the management and/or supervision of adult correctional populations.

NIC FY 2021 Structured Decision Making Framework Community of Practice Seminar

Cooperative Agreement
2 Jul 2021

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. This project applies social learning theory to the development of a community of practice based on the Structured Decision Making Framework (SDMF) model. Its purpose is to improve the application of the SDMF model and bridge the gap between new and old knowledge for community participants.

Correctional Workers Week 2020

7 May 2020

Message from the Director
Correctional Workers Week 2020

The US Attorneys Office announces nearly $60 Million in grants for Reentry programs geared towards offenders who have served their sentences

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9 Apr 2020

United States Attorney William M. McSwain Announces Nearly $60 Million in Grants Available to Support Offenders’ Successful Reentry into Communities and to Prevent their Reversion to Criminal Behavior.

Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities

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9 Mar 2020

The Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) directs the Department of Justice to provide grants to jurisdictions and agencies nationwide to “protect inmates (particularly from prison rape) and to safeguard the communities to which inmates return.” 34 USC § 30305(a).

Through this program, BJA is seeking applications for funding of projects designed to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment in confinement facilities, and to achieve and maintain compliance with the PREA standards.

Dodge-Filmore-Olmsted Community Corrections' Approach to Probation

6 Mar 2020

Dodge-Fillmore-Olmsted Community Corrections (DFO), an NIC Dosage partner applies alternative interventions and services to support offenders on probation.

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