Underage Drinking Prevention Programs Can Win Support

The Justice Dept. – Office of Justice Programs (DOJ) launches the COPS Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CFDA Number: 16.582) (Funding Opportunity Number: DOJ-2015-4005) grants.

Deadline: Feb. 24.

Eligibility: Tribal governments; Funding: $948 million for 234 awards.

The Justice Department has opened competition for the FY 2015 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation. Funding is available for a wide variety of activities and programs. These include a number of youth and juvenile justice funding efforts, such as ways to enhance policies, procedures, assessment tools, and services that address youth under age 21 who possess or consume alcohol and suffer from alcohol-related issues. Priority also goes to efforts that provide services to address the needs of youth who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, or stalking and the needs of children and youth exposed to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, including support for the non-abusing parent or caretaker of the youth or child.

Purpose Estimated Funding Available Estimated Number of Awards to be Made/Estimated Award Amounts
Underage drinking, alcohol and substance abuse $16.8 million Approximately 20–30 awards; approximately $250,000–750,000 per award.
Juvenile corrections and correctional alternatives $7.5 million Estimated two-to-four awards for renovation grants or supplemental funding for the completion of existing construction projects; Estimated one-to-two awards for renovation grants or supplemental funding for the completion of existing construction projects for regional facility.
Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities $2.7 million Approximately six awards; up to approximately $450,000 per award.
Juvenile healing to wellness courts (OJJDP) $3 million Estimated nine–12 awards; approximately $250,000–$320,000 per award.
Tribal Youth Program (OJJDP) $3 million Approximately six-to-eight awards; approximately $250,000–$500,000 per award.

Contact: Response Center, 800/421-6770; e-mail, tribalgrants@usdoj.gov

About Frank Klimko

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