OJJDP Changing Minds: Professional Development and Public Education to Address Children Exposed to Violence and Childhood Trauma

Deadline: 2 May 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Changing Minds: Professional Development and Public Education To Address Children Exposed to Violence and Childhood Trauma.

This program furthers the Department’s mission by funding training and technical assistance to develop and implement professional and public education on the issue of children exposed to violence.

Categories

  • Category 1: Master Trainings/Training of Trainers on children exposed to violence (CEV) and childhood trauma for educators and educational administrators in public school and correctional and alternative education settings based on the Changing Minds K-12 training institute.
  • Category 2: Master Trainings/Training of Trainers on CEV and childhood trauma for law enforcement based on the Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Children Exposed to Violence curriculum and toolkit.
  • Category 3: Changing Minds Public Awareness Campaign expansion and enhancement—phase 2.

Grant Information

  • OJJDP expects to make one award each of up to $1.75 million in Categories 1 and 2, and one award of up to $1.0 million in Category 3, with an estimated total amount awarded of up to $4.5 million.
  • OJJDP expects to make all awards for 36-month periods of performance, to begin on October 1, 2017.

Eligibility Criteria

  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Small businesses
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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