Agency Funding Helps Reduce Child and Youth Violence, Improve Safety

OJJDP_logoAgency: DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Program: Faith and Community-Based Youth Violence Prevention Training and Technical Assistance (CFDA Number: 16.123) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2016-9153); Eligibility: Governments nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: $1.4 million for one award (no match required); Deadline: April 12.

Summary: The grantee seeks applications to provide a full range of comprehensive training and technical assistance to organizations representing all faith traditions and to community-based institutions that are engaged with the DOJ signature youth violence programs. Specifically, grantee will support communities taking part in the Defending Childhood, National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, and Community-Based Violence Prevention initiatives to reduce youth violence. The successful applicant will help the communities develop professional knowledge and capacity, reform policy and practice, increase effective use of data to inform decision making and raise public awareness. Prevention of gang related crimes and violence against youth is the main focus.

Info: (NOFA);  800-851-3420 or

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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