$2.5M TA Funding for Mental Health, Disabilities, Law Enforcement

Justice Dept logoAgency: Justice Dept-DOJ (Bureau of Justice Assistance); Program: National Training and Technical Assistance Center to Improve Police-Based Responses to People with Mental Health Disorders and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (CFDA Number: 16.738) (Funding Opportunity Number: BJA-2017-11401); Eligibility: Businesses,  for-profits and nonprofits (juvenile justice projects are eligible); Funding: $2.5 million for one award (no match required); Deadline: Aug. 22.

Summary: This program will promote and expand services to increase officer and public safety through support to state, local, and tribal police and law enforcement as first responders to calls for service and incidents involving those with mental health disorders as well as intellectual and developmental disabilities. A competitive application must also include representation from groups representing consumers of MHD and IDD services as well as those representing families and children.

Info: https://goo.gl/id4iCG (NOFA); https://goo.gl/yVThLa (guidance) for technical assistance, support@grants.gov 800–518–4726, 606–545–5035.

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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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