Funding Helps Reduce Child Trauma, Violence

Justice Dept logoAgency: DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Program: OJJDP FY 17 Changing Minds: Professional Development and Public Education to Address Children Exposed to Violence and Childhood Trauma (CFDA Number: 16.818) (Funding Opportunity Number OJJDP-2017-11000); Eligibility: Nonprofits, colleges and for-profits; Funding: $6 million for six awards (no match required); Deadline: May 2.

Summary: Grants support efforts to educate the public and in professional development on the needs of children exposed to violence. OJJDP seeks applications to provide training, technical assistance, and resources to state, local, and tribal professionals who work with at-risk children and justice-involved youth in three discrete categories of funding, Master Trainings/Training, for educators and educational administrators; Master Trainings/Training of Trainers for law enforcement; and Changing Minds Public Awareness Campaign expansion-Phase 2.

Info: https://goo.gl/0yov7B  (NOFA); for questions about this funding competition; support@grants.gov (email) or 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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