The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) seeks applications for funding to improve collaboration between state agencies, local government agencies, tribes, and community- and faith-based organizations to address the challenges that reentry and recidivism reduction pose for youth assessed at a moderate to high risk of reoffending and who are returning to their communities from juvenile residential or correctional facilities.
- Improving Youth Reentry – The goal is to promote positive youth outcomes and increase public safety by decreasing recidivism among youth participating in award recipient’s reentry programming through developing and implementing comprehensive reentry plans to improve youth outcomes when reentering their communities following release from a juvenile residential facility.
- Strengthening Community-Based Youth Reentry Programs: The goal of Category 2 programs is to promote positive youth outcomes and public safety while reducing recidivism by assisting youth’s successful transition from juvenile residential facilities back to their communities.
- Improving Community Supervision National Training and Technical Assistance: The goal of the Category 3 program is to help a cohort of competitively selected local juvenile justice agencies implement evidence-based and innovative community supervision programs to improve outcomes for youth under community supervision, reduce admissions to confinement as a result of community supervision/probation violations, reduce recidivism, promote public safety, and demonstrate effective models that inform and inspire other jurisdictions across the nation.
- Building Local Youth Reentry Data and Performance Measurement Capacity: The goal of the Category 4 program is to help a cohort of competitively selected local juvenile justice agencies to improve their capacity to collect, analyze, and use data in decision making, and to measure and manage program performance to improve youth outcomes, reduce recidivism, promote public safety, and demonstrate effective models that inform and inspire other jurisdictions across the nation.
- Estimated Total Program Funding: $14,400,000
- Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
- Expected Number of Awards: 22
- Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- County governments
- State governments
- City or township governments
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339112