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OJJDP Announces Indigent Defense, Family Strengthening Funding Opportunities

May 18, 2015

OJJDP has announced the following fiscal year 2015 funding opportunities:

    OJJDP Funding Announcement
  • Smart on Juvenile Justice: Enhancing Youth Access to Justice Initiative. This initiative will provide funding to develop statewide juvenile indigent defense legal delivery systems; implement standards of practice and policy; and establish state or regional resource centers to help juvenile defense systems enhance legal representation, leverage resources, and collect and analyze data to measure the effectiveness of specific initiatives. Applications are due by June 25, 2015.

  • Second Chance Act Strengthening Families and Children of Incarcerated Parents. This program will promote and expand services to children who have a parent incarcerated in a Federal Bureau of Prisons correctional facility. Program activities include mentoring and comprehensive services that facilitate healthy and positive relationships between incarcerated individuals, their children, and caregivers. Applications are due by June 29, 2015.


Visit OJJDP's funding page for current funding opportunities.

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