DOJ-OJJDP to Award Grants to Reduce Youth Violence

Agency: Justice Dept. (Office of Juvenile Justice& Delinquency Prevention, OJJDP) Program: OJJDP FY 17 Community Level Youth Violence Prevention Research and Evaluation Program (CFDA Number: 16.818) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2017-10946); Eligibility: Governments, nonprofits (including faith-based organizations), small businesses, colleges, and for-profits; Funding: $1 million for two awards (no match required); Deadline: Feb, 7.

Summary: The grants support research that identifies approaches that promote community level strategies that reduce youth violence. It also encourages investigations to evaluate the effectiveness (including cost-effectiveness) of community-based violence prevention programs with a fully developed and documented program model that have not yet been subject to rigorous evaluation.

Info: https://goo.gl/XjFWRM (NOFA); 800–518–4726, grants@ncjrs.gov email.  

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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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