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Applicants for competitive discretionary grants must apply through Grants.gov. Grants.gov requires applicants to complete a three step registration process which can take up to 5 days to complete. Additional information regarding the registration process can be found at www.grants.gov.

Existing or continuing discretionary grantees will continue to use the Office of Justice Program's Grants Management System (GMS) to apply, as will applicants for formula grants.

Review the specific announcement for the designated application process.


Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force National Training Program
All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 1, 2016.
Due Date: 3/1/2016
This program provides training and support to enhance the effectiveness of law enforcement, prosecutors, and other professionals involved in investigating and prosecuting technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation.
 
Alaska Native Youth Training and Technical Assistance Project
All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 1, 2016.
Due Date: 3/1/2016
Through this program, the successful training and technical assistance provider will build or expand a regional network that will create partnerships to address Alaska Native youth's cultural needs and support their successful functioning at home, in school, and in the community. The successful applicant will serve as the primary training and technical assistance provider for all OJJDP funded tribal programs for youth in Alaska.
 
SCA Strengthening Relationships Between Young Fathers, Young Mothers, and Their Children
All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 3, 2016.
Due Date: 3/3/2016
This initiative will provide funding to support the successful transition for young fathers and mothers as they return to their families and communities from detention, out-of-home placement, or incarceration.
 
Victims of Child Abuse Regional Children's Advocacy Centers Program
All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 7, 2016.
Due Date: 3/7/2016
The Victims of Child Abuse Regional Children's Advocacy Centers program supports four regional centers, one situated within each of the four U.S. Census regions, that (1) develop multidisciplinary teams, local programs, and state chapter organizations that respond to child abuse and neglect; and (2) deliver training and technical assistance that strengthen existing multidisciplinary teams, programs, and state chapter organizations.
 
Mentoring for Child Victims of Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Domestic Sex Trafficking
All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 7, 2016.
Due Date: 3/7/2016
Under this initiative, OJJDP expects successful applicants to join current and previously funded grantees and to work with OJJDP’s training and technical assistance provider to develop or enhance mentoring service models and mentor training based on best practices to focus on the needs of girls and boys, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth who are at risk or are victims of commercial sexual exploitation and domestic sex trafficking; develop or update strategies to recruit and maintain mentors to serve this target population; begin or enhance efforts to identify and enroll girls and boys, including LGBTQ youth who are in need of services; and provide needed services to these youth.
 
National Girls Initiative
All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 8, 2016.
Due Date: 3/8/2016
The selected applicant will work collaboratively with OJJDP through a cooperative agreement and will serve as OJJDP's principal technical assistance provider addressing girls and their involvement with the juvenile justice system.
 
SCA: Implementing Statewide Plans To Improve Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System
All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 8, 2016.
Due Date: 3/8/2016
This program will provide grants to support the implementation of an existing statewide plan to better align juvenile justice policy, practice, and resource allocation with what research shows works to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for youth in contact with the juvenile justice system.
 
Youth with Sexual Behavior Problems Program
All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 4, 2016.
Due Date: 4/4/2016
This program will fund agencies that use a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to provide intervention and supervision services for youth with sexual behavior problems and treatment services for their child victims and families.
 
Faith and Community-Based Youth Violence Prevention Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on April 12, 2016.
Due Date: 4/12/2016
Through this solicitation, OJJDP is partnering with the Department of Justice Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships to enhance the capacity of faith and community-based institutions. OJJDP invites proposals from eligible organizations to broker, coordinate, and provide relevant training and technical assistance to organizations representing various faith traditions and community-based organizations that are engaged with or seek to engage with OJJDP’s three youth violence prevention initiatives—Defending Childhood, National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, and Community-Based Violence Prevention Program.