Tuesday, August 7, 2012

OJJDP FY 2012 Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Children Exposed to Violence

OJJDP FY 2012 Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Children Exposed to Violence


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Document Type:Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number:OJJDP-2012-3371
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Posted Date:Jul 27, 2012
Creation Date:Jul 27, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:Aug 27, 2012   
Current Closing Date for Applications:Aug 27, 2012   
Archive Date:Sep 26, 2012
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement 
Category of Funding Activity:Law, Justice and Legal Services 
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards:1
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling:$750,000
Award Floor:$0
CFDA Number(s):16.818  --  Children Exposed to Violence
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:No

Eligible Applicants

State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses

Additional Information on Eligibility:

Eligible applicants are limited to states (including territories), units of local government (including federally recognized tribal governments, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior), nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations), and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education). For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee. OJJDP welcomes joint applications from two or more eligible applicants; however, one applicant must be clearly indicated as the primary applicant (for correspondence, award, and management purposes) and the other indicated as co-applicants. 

Agency Name

Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention


The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Office of Justice Programs, will fund a qualified, eligible applicant to establish a training and technical assistance provider for law enforcement agencies regarding children’s exposure to violence. This provider will develop and disseminate an array of tools and resources targeted toward law enforcement officers, their multidisciplinary team members, and their community partners who are often the first responders to incidents of children who have been exposed to violence. This program is a part of the Department of Justice’s Defending Childhood Initiative. OJJDP will administer this program in partnership with the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services with support from the Bureau of Justice Assistance; Office for Victims of Crime; Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys; Office on Violence Against Women; and Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. For more information, see the notes from the May 2012 Defending Childhood Working Group meeting at www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/LE-CEV-Meeting-Summary.docx. This program is authorized under the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2012; Pub. L. No. 112-55; 125 Stat. 552, 615. 

Link to Additional Information

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For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the Justice Information Center (JIC) at 1–877–927–5657, via e-mail to JIC@telesishq.com, or by live Web chat. JIC hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern time on the solicitation close date. Email

Synopsis Modification History

There are currently no modifications for this opportunity.

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