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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.

Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning Demonstration Program
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on April 16, 2018.
Due Date: 4/16/2018
OJJDP will provide funding to states (including territories), units of local government, federally recognized tribal governments as determined by the Secretary of the Interior, nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations), and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education) to support implementation of the principles outlined in the Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities guide.
Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program: Montana and Central Florida
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on April 25, 2018.
Due Date: 4/25/2018
Applicants must explain how they will help state and local law enforcement agencies within the federal judicial district of Montana or the Florida counties of Sarasota, Manatee, Highlands, Hardee, DeSoto, Okeechobee, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Sumter, Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Polk, Osceola, Orange, or Seminole to improve effectiveness and achieve sustainability in responding to online child victimization and child pornography.
Court Appointed Special Advocates Membership, Accreditation, and Subgrants Program and Training and Technical Assistance
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on April 25, 2018.
Due Date: 4/25/2018
This program will expand the national membership and accreditation program for state and local Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) and make available training and technical assistance to support existing and new local and state CASA programs across the nation and CASA services in communities where representation rates are low, the numbers of abused and neglected children are high, and service systems do not meet the needs of families and children. In addition, the program will provide training and technical assistance in volunteer advocate recruitment and retention, volunteer advocate training, diversity, data collection and reporting, sustainability, and program standards.
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 May 1, 2018.
Due Date: 5/1/2018
OJJDP will provide support to ICAC task forces to hire wounded, injured, or ill veterans to (1) serve in analyst positions to enhance the digital forensic examination capacity of the ICAC task forces; (2) improve ICAC task force effectiveness to prevent, interdict, investigate, and prosecute Internet crimes against children and technology-facilitated child exploitation; and (3) reduce forensic examination backlogs and/or increase the number of forensic exams completed by ICAC task forces during the project period.
Child Abuse Training for Judicial and Court Personnel
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on May 3, 2018.
Due Date: 5/3/2018
This program will develop training and technical assistance to improve the judicial system's handling of child abuse, neglect, and related cases. The applicant will select targeted courts that will serve as demonstration sites to receive the technical assistance and training. The successful applicant will design a project consistent with the OJJDP priority for a coordinated court process that minimizes trauma and promotes successful outcomes for children in contact with the court system.
Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Prosecutors
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on May 7, 2018.
Due Date: 5/7/2018
The OJJDP FY 2018 Victims of Child Abuse (VOCA) Act 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.
Specialized Services and Mentoring for Child and Youth Victims of Sex Trafficking
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on May 15, 2018.
Due Date: 5/15/2018
The purpose of this program is to enhance the capacity of applicant organizations to respond to the needs of children and youth who are victims of commercial sexual exploitation (CSE)/domestic sex trafficking (DST). This program supports the efforts of eligible applicant organizations to increase the availability of direct support services for children and youth who are victims of CSE/DST and to develop or enhance their mentoring capacity and facilitate outreach efforts.
National Juvenile Court Data Archive
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on May 16, 2018.
Due Date: 5/16/2018
Applicants should explain in detail their strategy to build and maintain relationships with data suppliers to collect submissions of automated case-level data sets extracted from various information systems and how they will combine and aggregate these unique data sets to produce national estimates of U.S. juvenile court activity.
Title II Formula Grants Program
All registrations are due by 8 p.m. eastern time (ET) on May 11, 2018. Applications are due by 8 p.m. ET on May 18, 2018.
Due Date: 5/18/2018
The OJJDP FY 2018 Title II Formula Grants Program provides funding to support state and local efforts to plan, establish, operate, coordinate, and evaluate policies and projects, directly or through grants and contracts with public and private agencies, for the development of more effective education, training, research, prevention, diversion, treatment, and rehabilitation programs, and justice system improvement efforts.

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