OJJDP FY 2022 Youth Violence Prevention Program

Applications due: by August 29, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET

For this solicitation, applicants must develop and implement a youth violence prevention strategy targeting middle and high school age youth and/or those youth having multiple risk factors for violence. Funded sites should include strategies that support youth with in-home or community-based services that address the risk factors and support protective factors related to violence prevention. Applicants should discuss how they will implement the following deliverables in their application that will be delivered as a result of this program.

  • Develop new or enhance existing direct service programs for youth with multiple risk factors for violence, including youth gang/group involvement and youth gang/group violence.
  • If proposing a program enhancement, the applicant should include a description of the existing program and details on how funding will support program enhancements.
  • Identify a specific referral system for how youth will be identified and referred to the program for services.

Grant information

Funding Title: OJJDP FY 2022 Youth Violence Prevention Program

Agency Name: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Funding Opportunity Number:  O-OJJDP-2022-171400 

Express Language for Legal Aid: No, there isn’t express language for legal aid. However, legal aid that works to provide assistance to youth victims of crime are eligible.

Target Population: Youth Victims of Crime

Expected Number of Awards: 4

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  No.

Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,000,000

Award Ceiling: $250,000

Award Floor: $0

Current Closing Date for Applications: by August 29, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Eligible Applicants: City or township governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, For profit organizations other than small businesses, Private institutions of higher education, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, County governments,
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Independent school districts

Helpful resources

  • OJJDP FY 2022 Youth Violence Prevention Program Solicitation Webinar on July 27, 2022 at 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET. https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/events/ojjdp-fy-2022-youth-violence-prevention-program-solicitation-webinar
  • NLADA recently presented at the MIE Fundraising Conference on how civil legal aid serves victims of crime. Access the PowerPoint here.
  • The Justice in Government Project at American University has curated research briefs on how civil legal aid helps survivors of domestic violence and vulnerable populations. You can access the briefs here.

For more information

Link to Full Announcement: Link to OJJDP.OJP.gov listing

Contact Information:

JustGrants Service Desk at 833-872-5175 or JustGrants.Support@usdoj.gov

OJP Response Center by telephone at 800-851-3420

Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726 or 606-545-5035, or support@grants.gov

Categories: Children, Victims of Crime

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