Agency: Justice Dept. (Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention, (OJJDP); Program: Nat’l Gang Center (CFDA Number: 16.544) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2017-10920); Eligibility: Governments, colleges and universities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: A $5 million award (no match required); Deadline: Jan. 25.
Summary: The grantee will continue and expand the services offered by the NGC. The center conducts the annual Nat’l Youth Gang Survey which helps law enforcement agencies track the size and scope of the street gang problem. According to the 2012 survey, it is estimated there were 30,700 youth gangs (an increase from 29,900 in 2011) and 850,000 members (an increase from 782,500 in 2011) in the country.