The goal of this solicitation is to support communities in developing a wide variety of desistance or diversion strategies that are evidence-based or promising models for youth at risk of becoming gang involved or continuing in the gang lifestyle. Specific objectives include:
Under this program, OJP will, as appropriate, give priority consideration in award decisions to applications that propose projects that directly benefit federally designated Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ).
None is available.
OJP strongly emphasizes the use of data and evidence in policymaking and program development in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. For additional information and resources on evidence-based programs or practices, see the OJP Grant Application Resource Guide: https://www.ojp.gov/funding/Apply/Resources/Grant-App-Resource-Guide.htm.
Eligible applicants are limited to states (including territories), units of local government, federally recognized tribal governments (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior), nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations), and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education). All recipients and subrecipients (including any for-profit organization) must forgo any profit or management fee.
Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on June, 24, 2019. A similar deadline is anticipated, annually.
Approximately $2,000,000 is available in funding. Maximum award is $500,000. Up to 4 awards will be granted. Project period is for 36 months for projects beginning on October 1, 2019. Cost sharing/matching is not required.