$5M to Aid Juvenile Justice, Drug Courts

Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Program: OJJDP FY 17 Juvenile Drug Court Testing Guidelines (CFDA Number: 16.585) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2017-11040); Eligibility: Governments, drug courts); Funding: $5 million for one award; Deadline: May 2.

Summary: The grant supports juvenile drug treatment courts which implement system changes, service delivery, and programming enhancements that align with new guidelines which change the way substance abusers are treated within the juvenile justice system. The new guidelines emphasize a treatment-oriented approach that give emphasis to family engagement and addresses the substance use and often co-occurring mental health challenges experienced by at-risk youths.

Info: https://goo.gl/hDv2RF (NOFA); for questions about this funding competition; grants@ncjrs.gov or call 800-518-4726; e-mail.

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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