Funding Goes to Assist in Finding Missing Children

Agency: DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Program: OJJDP FY 17 National Amber Alert Training and Technical Assistant Program (CFDA Number: 16.543) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2017-10941); Eligibility: public and private colleges and universities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: One $2.4 million (no match required); Deadline: Feb. 6.

Summary: Prevention of crimes against children is the main focus. The AMBER Alert program is a partnership of law enforcement, broadcasters and media, transportation agencies, emergency management agencies, telecommunications/call centers, other public safety agencies, and child protection organizations and professionals dedicated to recovering endangered missing and abducted children. Funding will provides training and technical assistance support to enhance the national AMBER Alert network; increases and improves law enforcement response to missing children.

Info: (NOFA); 800–518–4726,

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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