Funding to Help Children of Incarcerated Parents

Agency: Justice Dept-DOJ (Bureau of Justice Assistance); Program: Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents (CFDA Number: 16.738) (Funding Opportunity Number: BJA-2017-11401); Eligibility: Governments, for-profits and nonprofits (faith-based groups are encouraged to apply); Funding: Up to $300,000 for one award (no match required); Deadline: Feb. 16.

Summary: This program will promote and expand services to children who have a parent who is incarcerated in a Federal Bureau of Prisons correctional facility. Allowable activities include mentoring and comprehensive services that facilitate healthy and positive relationships between incarcerated individuals, their children, and caregivers. This program will implement positive developmental activities to address issues the child and the family may face, strategies to increase and enhance communication between child and parent, and transitional reentry services for parents who are released during the program

Info: (NOFA); for technical assistance, 800–518–4726, 606–545–5035.

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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