$1M for Defending Childhood Demo Projects

Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DOJ); Program: Tribal Defending Childhood Demonstration Program (CFDA Number: 16.523) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2016-9165); Eligibility: Public and private colleges and universities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: $1 million for five awards; Deadline: July 6.

Summary: The program supports tribes in developing or modifying tribal codes to support juvenile justice systems that focus on prevention, treatment and healing and that strengthen tribal efforts to develop trauma informed, culturally appropriate tribal child welfare services. The revised policies must align with recommendations from the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.

Info: http://tinyurl.com/zobe3da (NOFA); Response Center, 800/851-3420; e-mail, grants@ncjrs.gov; for questions about the solicitation.

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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