Agency: 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.