National Criminal History Improvement Grant Program (NCHIP)

The National Criminal History Improvement program (NCHIP) builds an accurate and accessible system of criminal history records, strengthens the nation’s capabilities to identify felons who attempt to purchase firearms, strengthens the nation’s capabilities of identifying persons other than felons who are ineligible to purchase firearms, and advances the efforts of protecting from abuse the children, the elderly, and the disabled.

The NCHIP grant program is not an open solicitation grant.  Applicants are invited to apply at the discretion of the West Virginia Division of Justice and Community Services.

Primary Contact:
Ryan N. Carper
Criminal Justice Specialist II
(304) 558-8814, Extension 22407
Secondary Contact:
Marty A. Hatfield
Senior Criminal Justice Specialist
(304) 558-8814, Extension 22414

Applications are not being accepted at this time.

Reporting Forms
Monthly Request For Reimbursement Form
Monthly Financial Recap Page
Monthly Project Financial Report Form
Monthly Progress Report Form
Monthly Timesheet
Travel Expense Form
Equipment Listing Form

Program Guidelines/Administrative Manuals
See application for program details.

Resource Materials/Publications
Bureau of Justice Statistics National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP) website