Technology Grants Help Youth Leaving Jail, Transition Back to Neighborhoods

Justice Dept logoAgency: Justice Dept. (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP); Program: 2016 Second Chance Act Technology-Based Career Training Program for Incarcerated Adults and Juveniles – Department of Justice (CFDA Number: 16.812; Funding Number: BJA-2016-9074); Eligibility: Governments; Funding: $6 million for six awards (no match required); Deadline: April 12.

Summary: These grants support efforts aiding the transition of youths from a secure juvenile residential facility (including out-of-home placement) to the community. A secure juvenile residential facility may include a juvenile detention center, juvenile correctional facility, or staff-secure facility. This solicitation will fund mentoring and comprehensive transitional services that emphasize development technology skills for adults and youths.

Info: (NOFA); Justice Information Center; 800-518-4726 or 606-545-5035.

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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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