The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) seeks applications for funding for the FY 2022 Strategies to Support Children Exposed to Violence. This program furthers the Department’s mission by combating victimization and reducing violent crime.
The Strategies to Support Children Exposed to Violence solicitation provides funding for communities to develop coordinated and comprehensive community-based approaches to assist children and their families who are exposed to violence build resilience and prevent future juvenile violence and delinquency. Funding can be used to develop and/or enhance support services for children exposed to violence and to help family-serving organizations better recognize and help families at risk for violence.
- Improve family and community responses to children exposed to violence.
- Increase protective factors to prevent juvenile violence, delinquency, and victimization and reduce the impact of exposure to violence on children.
- Help communities to develop, design, and implement prevention and early intervention strategies to support children exposed to violence.
The Department of Justice is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights and racial equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety and protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community.
- Priority Considerations Supporting Executive Order 13985, Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities through the Federal Government
- Priority Considerations for Evidence of Formal Planning Team
Funding & Duration Information
- Estimated Total Program Funding: $6,300,000
- Award Ceiling: $900,000
- Period of Performance Duration (Months):36
The following lists the required deliverables, such as expected products, services, or activities that should be developed/delivered as a result of this program:
- Agree a multidisciplinary team of stakeholders (existing or newly created) to guide and inform the development of a comprehensive plan to address children exposed to violence.
- Develop and/or enhance an existing comprehensive plan to address children exposed to violence and its impact on community safety within 6 months of funding. This plan should identify specific communities where services will be implemented based on available data, and will be presented to OJJDP for review/approval.
- Develop and implement approaches along the prevention and intervention continuum that address risk factors and build on protective factors to prevent and reduce the impact of exposure to violence on children in target communities.
- Provide direct, person-to-person outreach strategies to increase awareness and build the capacity of families and communities to help children exposed to violence.
- Program sites should include in their application a plan for how the proposed project will ensure diversity, equity and inclusion for youth regardless of their racial or ethnic group; religion; socioeconomic status; gender; or other characteristics historically linked to discrimination or exclusion.
- Nonprofits having a 501(c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- State governments
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- county governments
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- City or township governments
- Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments)
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Special district governments
- Private institutions of higher education
- Independent school districts.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339273