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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.


Youth Violence Prevention Coordinated Technical Assistance 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 20, 2015.
Due Date: 4/20/2015
This program provides cross functional technical assistance to communities, tribes, and agencies funded to serve children and youth as part of the Defending Childhood, National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, and Community-Based Violence Prevention Programs.
 
Tribal Youth Program Training and Technical Assistance
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 May 12, 2015.
Due Date: 5/12/2015
OJJDP is seeking a Tribal Youth Program training and technical assistance provider to provide culturally, trauma-informed, and developmentally appropriate training; support, resources; information; and other related technical assistance to all OJJDP tribal program grantees and federally recognized tribes across the nation.
 
VOCA Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Prosecutors
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 May 28, 2015.
Due Date: 5/28/2015
This program will fund a national training and technical assistance program for attorneys and others who are involved in the criminal prosecution of child abuse to enhance the effectiveness of the investigation and prosecution of such crimes.
 
VOCA Children's Advocacy Centers Subgrant 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 May 28, 2015.
Due Date: 5/28/2015
This program will provide funding to manage a national grant awards program for local children's advocacy center programs. Children’s advocacy centers (CACs) provide a coordinated response to victims of child abuse through multidisciplinary teams composed of representatives from the statutorily mandated and other involved agencies.
 
VOCA Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Professionals
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 May 28, 2015.
Due Date: 5/28/2015
This program will provide funding for the development and implementation of a model technical assistance and training program for child abuse professionals to improve the quality of criminal prosecution of child abuse cases.
 
Bridging Research and Practice Project To Advance Juvenile Justice and Safety
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 May 28, 2015.
Due Date: 5/28/2015
This project will develop research-to-practice resources to advance the understanding, translation, and application of research and research-based strategies across four primary components of the juvenile justice system: (1) prevention and diversion, (2) community-based alternatives to placement, (3) detention and secure confinement, and (4) reentry.
 
National Juvenile Court Data Archive
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 May 28, 2015.
Due Date: 5/28/2015
The National Juvenile Court Data Archive (the Archive) houses the automated records of cases that courts with juvenile jurisdiction have handled. This solicitation will fund the annual collection, verification, and analysis of data that documents the activities of the juvenile court system and its response to law-violating and at-risk youth.
 
Second Chance Act Supporting Latino/a Youth from Out-of-Home Placement to the Community
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 June 1, 2015.
Due Date: 6/1/2015
This program will promote effective and successful reentry services for Latino/a youth who are transitioning back into their communities from secure confinement facilities, including out-of-home placement. It will fund mentoring and comprehensive transitional services that emphasize development of life and parenting skills in offenders who are Latino/a youth.