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Past Funding

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This page provides access to past funding opportunities from OJJDP. Use the search filters below to help you find specific solicitations. From the results, select a solicitation title to view details about the opportunity as well as any resulting awards.

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OJJDP FY 2017 Safe and Thriving Communities: Planning and Collaboration

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The purpose of Safe and Thriving Communities is to reduce communities' youth-related gun crime and gang violence in the most violent neighborhoods across this country. Funding will be available to jurisdictions for planning and collaboration. Awards will be provided to develop capacity to collectively combating community and related violence through multi-disciplinary and community partnerships, balanced and restorative approaches, data-driven solutions, and strategic coordinated action at both the policy and practice levels.

OJJDP FY 17 Tribal Youth Leadership Initiative

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The award recipient will build on the successes of the past OJJDP National Intertribal Youth Leadership Summits and further expand the types of leadership development support that OJJDP offers to tribal youth. This initiative aims to enhance tribal efforts to increase youth engagement, coordination, and action related to juvenile justice, delinquency prevention, and public safety in Indian country.

OJJDP FY 17 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth

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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. Mentoring activities include direct one-on-one, group, peer, or a combination of these types of mentoring services for at-risk and underserved youth populations. Mentoring promotes positive behaviors, attitudes, and outcomes for youth and reduces risk factors.

OJJDP FY 17 Smart on Juvenile Justice: Enhancing Youth Access to Justice Initiative

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This initiative is composed of three categories listed below. Eligible applicants are limited to nonprofit organizations having a 501(c)(3) exemption with the Internal Revenue Service; for-profit organizations, including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations; and institutions of higher education, including tribal institutions of higher education. For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee.

OJJDP FY 17 Racial and Ethnic Disparity Training and Technical Assistance

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The project will support the implementation of a major OJJDP initiative to address racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system, further strengthening OJJDP's support for the core requirement to reduce disproportionate minority contact of youth with the juvenile justice system.

OJJDP FY 17 Mentoring Research Partners Solicitation

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This program will support researchers who seek to partner with OJJDP-funded mentoring organizations to conduct program-specific data collection and evaluation and improve mentoring organizations' ability to collect and analyze program-specific data and measures about the delivery and impact of their mentoring services. The successful researcher applicants would also assist the program in using their data/evaluation findings to make programmatic adjustments.

OJJDP FY 17 Smart on Juvenile Justice: Out of Home Placement

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The FY 2017 Smart on Juvenile Justice: Reducing Out-of-Home Placement program will strengthen and expand the use of community-based alternatives to out-of-home placement and minimize approaches based solely on control and deterrence in favor of individualized treatment and services.

OJJDP FY 17 Missing and Exploited Children Training and Technical Assistance

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The Missing and Exploited Children's Training and Technical Assistance (MEC TTA) Program provides assistance to prosecutors, state and local law enforcement and child protection personnel, medical providers, and other child-serving professionals to strengthen multidisciplinary responses to and improve prosecution of child victimization cases. OJJDP funds the MEC TTA Program to build the capacity of state and local agencies and to encourage the development and implementation of best practices related to the investigation and prosecution of cases of missing and exploited children.

OJJDP FY 17 Community Level Youth Violence Prevention Research and Evaluation Program

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This program will support methodologically rigorous research and evaluations that inform programs, policies, and strategies consistent with the Department of Justice's mission. OJJDP will fund field-initiated studies with practical implications for efforts to prevent and reduce youth violence (including gun and gang violence) and violence exposure at the community level.

OJJDP FY 17 Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation

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This program will support innovative and methodogically sound research and evaluation efforts that inform policy and practice consistent with the Department of Justice's mission to advance effective delinquency prevention and juvenile justice system interventions and reform. As set forth in the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 2002 (Pub. L. No. 93-415, 42 U.S.C.

OJJDP FY 17 National Amber Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program

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The AMBER Alert program is a partnership of law enforcement, broadcasters and media, transportation agencies, emergency management agencies, telecommunications/call centers, other public safety agencies, and child protection organizations and professionals dedicated to recovering endangered missing and abducted children. The National AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program serves to increase the nation's capacity to respond to incidents of endangered missing and abducted children.

OJJDP FY 17 Internet Crimes Against Children Program Support

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The ICAC program supports a national network of 61 multiagency, multijurisdictional task forces engaged in investigations, forensic examinations, and prosecutions related to technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation. Additionally, the task forces provide forensic and investigative technical assistance to law enforcement and prosecutorial officials and community education information to parents, educators, prosecutors, law enforcement, and others concerned with child exploitation.

OJJDP FY 17 National Gang Center

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The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will award a cooperative agreement to continue the activities of the National Gang Center. The Center provides training and technical assistance to OJP-funded programs and communities across the country, tracks current research and trends on gangs, and maintains a database of comprehensive information on the development and implementation of effective gang prevention, intervention, and suppression strategies.

OJJDP FY 2016 Smart on Juvenile Justice: Age of Criminal Responsibility Training and Technical Assistance

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This initiative will fund training and technical assistance for states that automatically classify all 17 year olds as adults for justice system purposes, including two states that do the same for all 16 year olds. This solicitation is part of OJJDP’s Smart on Juvenile Justice initiative, which encourages systemwide reform to reduce the use of out-of-home placement, improve youth outcomes, and reduce reoffending.

OJJDP FY 16 Tribal Defending Childhood Demonstration Program

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This solicitation is intended to help a number of tribes develop or modify tribal codes to support juvenile justice systems that focus on prevention, treatment and healing and/or that strengthen tribal efforts to develop trauma informed, culturally appropriate tribal child welfare services, in line with recommendations from the Attorney General'™s Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.

OJJDP FY 16 Smart on Juvenile Justice: Enhancing Youth Access to Justice State Reform Implementation Program

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In FY15, OJJDP awarded four, 12-month state planning grants under category three of the Smart on Juvenile Justice: Enhancing Youth Access to Justice Initiative. During the planning phase, each grantee convened a diverse committee of critical stakeholders and worked with a training and technical assistance provider - the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) - to develop a statewide strategic plan designed to lead to an effective, well-resourced model juvenile indigent defense delivery system with standards of practice and policies for the management of that system.