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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.


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.
 
Coordinated Assistance to States Program
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on May 28, 2019.
Due Date: 5/28/2019
This program will help enhance state and local juvenile justice systems, and help states comply with the Formula Grants Program authorized under the JJDP Act. Funding under this program will be used to support states, territories, tribes, and communities with resources and training and technical assistance (TTA) to plan, operate, and assess delinquency prevention, intervention, and juvenile justice systems improvement projects to ensure they are in compliance with the four core requirements of the Formula Grants Program.
 
Family Drug Court Program
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on May 29, 2019.
Due Date: 5/29/2019
The OJJDP Family Drug Court Program seeks to build the capacity of states, state and local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized tribal governments to sustain existing family drug courts or establish new family drug courts. Family drug courts serve parents who require treatment for a substance abuse disorder and who are involved with the child welfare system as a result of child abuse, neglect, or other parenting issues.
 
Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on May 30, 2019.
Due Date: 5/30/2019
The purpose of this solicitation is to provide support to juvenile courts that intend to establish a new JDTC or to enhance existing JDTCs. This program is authorized by 34 U.S.C. 10611 et seq., which requires that any drug treatment court that this program funds prohibit participation by violent offenders.
 
Supporting Victims of Gang Violence Grant Program
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on June 10, 2019.
Due Date: 6/10/2019
This program supports the efforts of eligible applicant organizations to increase the availability of direct support services for victims of gang-related violence and to develop or enhance the responses to children and youth exposed to gang-related violence in their homes, schools, and communities.
 
Addressing the Training Needs of Juvenile Prosecutors
All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on June 17, 2019.
Due Date: 6/17/2019
Prosecutors play a key role in ensuring an effective juvenile justice system. Nationally, there are very limited resources available to state and local juvenile prosecution offices for necessary training, education and professional development. Furthermore, a need exists for the continued development and enhancement of national, state, and local standards and technical assistance to foster continuous improvement in the field. The FY 2019 Addressing the Training Needs of Juvenile Prosecutors program is designed to fill these gaps.
 

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