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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 Forces: Forensic Capacity Hiring Program for Wounded Veterans
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on March 26, 2019.
Due Date: 3/26/2019
The goal of this initiative is to hire wounded, injured, or ill special operations veterans to serve as analysts to enhance the digital forensic examination capacity of select ICAC task forces; improve task force effectiveness to prevent, interdict, investigate, and prosecute Internet crimes against children and technology-facilitated child exploitation; and reduce forensic examination backlogs and/or increase the number of forensic exams completed by ICAC task forces during the project period. OJJDP requires agencies to select personnel for the position(s) from a pool of eligible HERO Child Rescue Corps candidates; however, task forces unable to fill the position with a HERO candidate are permitted to consider other identified wounded, injured, or ill veteran candidates.
 
Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on April 15, 2019.
Due Date: 4/15/2019
This program will promote and expand services in detention and correctional facilities to incarcerated individuals and their minor children younger than age 18, and provide services to children of incarcerated parents by facilitating access to services that support their needs. This program will provide states and localities with funding to implement positive family engagement strategies and activities that address the needs of incarcerated parents and their minor children.
 
Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on April 22, 2019.
Due Date: 4/22/2019
This solicitation supports applicant organizations as they strengthen and/or expand their existing mentoring activities with active chapters or subawardees and/or other mentoring organizations.
 
VOCA Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Prosecutors
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on April 22, 2019.
Due Date: 4/22/2019
The OJJDP FY 2019 Victims of Child Abuse (VOCA) Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Prosecutors 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.
 
Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning and Demonstration Program
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on April 22, 2019.
Due Date: 4/22/2019
This demonstration program will provide funding to support implementation of the principles outlined in the Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities guide. In general, funds may be used to cover costs associated with ensuring that the facility is prepared to maintain efficient continuation of operations, the reduction of risk to the physical plant, and, most importantly, the safety and well-being of youth and staff in juvenile justice residential facilities.
 
National Mentoring Resource Center
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on April 29, 2019.
Due Date: 4/29/2019
Under this solicitation, the successful applicant will continue to develop and expand the OJJDP National Mentoring Resource Center, which will provide comprehensive mentoring resources, references, and training materials and advance the implementation of evidence- and research-based mentoring practices. The goal of the resource center is to enhance the capacity of mentoring organizations to develop, implement, and expand effective mentoring practices.
 
Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force National Training Program
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on April 30, 2019.
Due Date: 4/30/2019
OJJDP seeks to identify training providers to serve the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program. This program furthers the Department's mission by providing training and support to enhance the effectiveness of law enforcement, prosecutors, and other professionals involved in investigating and prosecuting technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation.
 
Drug Treatment Courts Training and Technical Assistance Program
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on May 6, 2019.
Due Date: 5/6/2019
This program will fund training and technical assistance (TTA) to states, state and local courts, units of local government, and tribal governments that will build their capacity to develop, maintain, and enhance drug courts for juveniles and parents/guardians with substance abuse problems or co-occurring mental health disorders, specifically those related to opioid abuse. This solicitation has two categories—Category 1: Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts Training and Technical Assistance Program and Category 2: Family Drug Courts Training and Technical Assistance Program.
 
Opioid Affected Youth Initiative
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on May 7, 2019.
Due Date: 5/7/2019
This program will support states, units of local government, and/or tribal governments in implementing data-driven strategies and programs through strategic partnerships that will (1) develop a multidisciplinary task force with working groups to identify specific areas of concern; (2) collect and interpret data that will assist the task force in developing strategies and programming that will be used to better coordinate response efforts and resources; and (3) implement services that will address public safety concerns, intervention, prevention, and diversion services for children, youth, and families directly impacted by opioid abuse.
 
Enhancements for Juvenile Indigent Defense
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on May 8, 2019.
Due Date: 5/8/2019
This program will support states and localities in developing and implementing tools and strategies to ensure that youth involved with the juvenile justice system have fair and equal access to high-quality legal representation and to resources that address the collateral consequences of justice system involvement. This program will provide funding to states and localities to enhance juvenile defense in one or more of the following areas: staff training, data collection and analysis, juvenile defense delivery system analyses, and/or addressing a specific need(s) identified by the state or locality related to juvenile defense services delivery.
 
NIJ Funding Opportunity: National Juvenile Justice Data Analysis Program
Deadline text: All applications are due by 11.59 p.m. eastern time on May 20, 2019.
Due Date: 5/20/2019
This is a funding opportunity from the National Institute of Justice. This includes funding from OJJDP.

NIJ seeks proposals for funding to ensure that vital statistical information is available to the field regarding juvenile risk behaviors, juvenile victimization, juvenile offending, and the juvenile justice system’s response to law-violating behavior. The successful applicant will accomplish this by supporting and enhancing the National Juvenile Justice Data Analysis Program through innovative analysis of complex data and issues, and dissemination strategies that advance the relevance, utility, and accessibility of national juvenile justice data for the juvenile justice community and the public.
 
Comprehensive School-Based Approach to Youth Violence and Victimization
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on May 20, 2019.
Due Date: 5/20/2019
This program supports a comprehensive effort to address youth violence and victimization through implementing evidence-based prevention, intervention, and accountability efforts in a school-based setting.
 

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