Grant Funding Support

Grant funding is available through nationally recogized programs and can provide law enforcement and non-profit organizations with much needed critical resources at the local and state level. Bode Technology helps agencies prepare applications for grant funding and supports funded programs through DNA analyses, backlog reduction, forensic genealogy and more.

Vast experience supporting grant funded projects

Our capabilities include:

Sexual assault kit backlog testing programs: high-volume testing to eliminate and prevent backlogs

Forensic genetic genealogy: advanced DNA testing on previously unsolved cases

Property crimes: process backlogged or current cases

Rush and rapid testing services:  DNA results in as fast as 48 hours

Additional DNA technologies including Y-STR testing, screening, and support through the courtroom

Laboratory validation & proficiency services

Buccal collection products

DNA swab collection kits

Training: including Bode’s annual DNA conference

There are numerous grant funding initiatives including:

SAKI - Sexual Assault Kit Initiative

Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance

  • Sexual Assault Kit backlog reduction
  • Forensic Genetic Genealogy
  • Forensic investigations
  • DNA from spent shell casings and rootless hairs
  • Advanced DNA testing
  • Y-STR analysis

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Post Conviction Testing of DNA Evidence

Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance

Bode actively assists with post-conviction cases that could benefit from DNA testing. Scientists at Bode have performed DNA testing on challenging post-conviction cases throughout the country, and several have resulted in exonerations.

  • Forensic Genetic Genealogy
  • Sexual Assault Kit backlog reduction
  • DNA from spent shell casings and rootless hairs
  • Advanced DNA testing, including Y-STR analysis

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Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Program

Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance

  • Forensic Genetic Genealogy
  • Sexual Assault Kit backlog reduction
  • DNA from spent shell casings and rootless hairs
  • Advanced DNA testing, including Y-STR analysis

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Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions Program

Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance

  • Forensic Genetic Genealogy
  • Sexual Assault Kit backlog reduction
  • DNA from spent shell casings and rootless hairs
  • Advanced DNA testing, including Y-STR analysis

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Season of Justice

Season of Justice (SOJ) is a nonprofit dedicated to providing funding to law enforcement agencies and families to help solve cold cases.

  • Advanced DNA analysis
  • Forensic Genetic Genealogy
  • Forensic DNA amplification
  • Cold Case support
  • Y-STR analysis

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DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program

Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance

Bode has provided DNA testing support on more than 200,000 cases.

  • Forensic Consulting
  • Forensic investigations
  • DNA from spent shell casings and rootless hairs
  • Laboratory validation & proficiency

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EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG) PROGRAM

Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance

  • Forensic Genetic Genealogy
  • Advanced DNA testing
  • Forensic investigations
  • DNA from spent shell casings and rootless hairs
  • Laboratory validation & proficiency

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Emmett Till Cold Case Investigations and Prosecution Program

Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance

  • Forensic Genetic Genealogy
  • Sexual Assault Kit backlog reduction
  • DNA from spent shell casings and rootless hairs
  • Advanced DNA testing
  • Y-STR analysis

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PROSECUTING COLD CASES USING DNA

Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance

  • Forensic Genetic Genealogy
  • Sexual Assault Kit backlog reduction
  • DNA from spent shell casings and rootless hairs
  • Advanced DNA testing
  • Y-STR analysis

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Project Safe Neighborhoods Formula Grant Program (PSN)

Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice Assistance

  • Forensic Genetic Genealogy
  • Sexual Assault Kit backlog reduction
  • DNA from spent shell casings and rootless hairs
  • Advanced DNA testing
  • Y-STR analysis

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Help with grant funded programs is a click away.

Bode’s dedicated team of specialists, forensic scientists and genealogists help to facilitate grant funding and support DNA requirements for funded programs.