DOJ – OJJDP– Second Chance Act Ensuring Public Safety and Improving Outcomes for Youth in Confinement and While Under Community Supervision (FY 2018)

Applications Due: May 24, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

Description:  This program will provide funding to support reentry strategies that address treatment services for youth with co-occurring substance abuse problems and mental health disorders, reentry services for gang-involved youth, and training and technical assistance to improve community supervision practices for juveniles who are placed on probation or are being released from secure confinement. This solicitation will provide grants under the following categories:

  • Category 1: Implementing Evidence-Based Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment Services
  • Category 2: Reentry Antigang Strategies and Programs
  • Category 3: Community Supervision Review and Enhancement Training and Technical Assistance.

Funding Title: OJJDP FY 18 Second Chance Act Ensuring Public Safety and Improving Outcomes for Youth in Confinement and While Under Community Supervision

Agency Name:    Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention

Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2018-13546

Funding Instrument Type:     Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid:   No, but partnership opportunity under category 2

Target Population:  youth returning to their communities after out-of-home detention or placement

Expected Number of Awards: 10

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

How to Apply:    Applicants must register in, and submit applications through Grants.gov, a primary source to find federal funding opportunities and apply for funding. Find complete instructions on how to register and submit an application at http://www.Grants.gov. Applicants that experience technical difficulties during this process should call the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726 or 606-545-5035, which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays.

Current Closing Date for Applications: May 24, 2018

Estimated Total Program Funding:    $1,775,000

Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Award Floor:  $450,000

Eligible Applicants:
State governments
City or township governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
County governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Small businesses
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Link to Full Announcement:   Here 

Contact Information: For technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800–518–4726, 606–545–5035, at www.grants.gov/web/grants/support.html, or at support@grants.gov. The Grants.gov Support Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays

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Categories: DOJ, Juvenile, Reentry, Subgrant Possibilities

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