The Prison Research and Innovation Network will be a community of practice for state departments of corrections interested in leveraging research, data, and evidence to inspire improvements in prison environments.
Funding and Training Opportunities
The grant program will assist local, state, and tribal governments in converting reentry and permanent supportive housing service contracts into outcomes-based contracts in order to ensure accountability and improve performance.
Federal funds from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, offered through Impact Justice, will support the implementation of Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards in local adult and juvenile correctional facilities.
The program provides funding to directly address the employment needs of women affected by the opioid crisis and combat its impact in some of the hardest hit areas of the country.
The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, is the primary provider of federal criminal justice funding and may be used to provide additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems for a variety of criminal justice initiatives.
In partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, The Council of State Governments Justice Center is seeking applications from state and local government agencies or federally recognized tribal entities to serve as model sites in the Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI): Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism program.
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is offering training to criminal justice professionals and government contractors. The NIC will provide qualified facilitator trainers at no cost while the host agency provides the training facility and instructional support.
The training institute features a portfolio of on-site training opportunities addressing critical topics in juvenile justice, including probation system review training and multi-system information and data sharing.