Agency to Award $3M for Child Anti-Violence Efforts

OJJDP_logoAgency: Justice Dept. (Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention, OJJDP) Program: Safe and Thriving Communities: Uniting Community Based Violence Prevention, Defending Childhood and National Forum Approaches to Prevent and Heal Violence (CFDA Number: 16.818) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2016-9157); Eligibility: Governments and nonprofits (including faith-based organizations; Funding: $3 million for a 14 awards (no match is required); Deadline: June 21.

Summary: Project must reduce youth victimization and violence, especially youth gun and gang violence, by focusing efforts in partnership with a limited number of localities. The funds are intended to help initiate or strengthen work to end youth violence and improve the wellbeing of children, youth, families and communities through comprehensive approaches

Info: (NOFA); Justice Information Center, 800-518-4726or 606-545-5035, or via e-mail to for questions or more information.

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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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