Court of Criminal Appeals

Court of Criminal Appeals Announces Availability of FY2022 Grant Funds 

The Court of Criminal Appeals announces the availability of funds to be provided in the form of grants to entities for the purpose of providing continuing legal education courses, programs, and technical assistance projects for prosecutors, prosecutor office personnel, criminal defense attorneys and criminal defense attorney office personnel who regularly represent indigent defendants in criminal matters, clerks, judges, and other court personnel of the appellate courts, district courts, county courts at law, county courts, justice courts and municipal courts of this State, individuals responsible for providing court security, or other persons as provided by statute.

The Court of Criminal Appeals also announces the availability of funds to be provided in the form of grants to entities for the purpose of providing continuing legal education courses, programs, and technical assistance projects on actual innocence for law enforcement officers, law students, criminal defense attorneys, prosecuting attorneys, judges, or other persons as provided by statute.

Funds are subject to the provisions of Chapter 56 of the Texas Government Code and the General Appropriations Act (Article IV, Court of Criminal Appeals, Strategy B.1.1, Judicial Education).

Deadlines

  • The grant period is September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022.
  • The deadline for applications is July 1, 2021.

Contact

Applicants may request an application packet by contacting the

Judicial Education Section of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
201 West 14th Street, Suite 103
Austin, TX 78701

512-475-2312
judicial.education@txcourts.gov

The Court of Criminal Appeals announces the availability of funds to be provided in the form of grants to entities for the purpose of developing a training program to educate and inform judges and their staff on mental health care resources available in the State of Texas. Funds are subject to the provisions of Chapter 56 of the Texas Government Code and the General Appropriations Act (Article IV, Court of Criminal Appeals, Strategy B.1.1, Judicial Education).

The Court of Criminal Appeals also announces the availability of funds to be provided in the form of grants to statewide professional associations and other entities whose purposes include providing continuing legal education, courses, and programs for judges and court staff, prosecuting attorneys, and criminal defense attorneys on mental health issues and pre-trial diversion. Judicial education shall include information for judges and staff on mental health care resources available in the court's geographic region. Funds are subject to the provisions of Chapter 56 of the Texas Government Code and the General Appropriations Act (Article IV, Court of Criminal Appeals, Strategy B.1.1, Judicial Education).

Deadlines

  • The grant period is September 1, 2021 through August 31, 2022.
  • The deadline for applications is July 1, 2021.

Contact

Applicants may request an application packet by contacting the

Judicial Education Section of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
201 West 14th Street, Suite 103
Austin, TX 78701

512-475-2312
judicial.education@txcourts.gov