OJJDP FY 2016 Reducing Reliance on Secure Placement and Improving Community-Based Responses for Girls At-Risk of Entering the Juvenile Justice System

ojjdp-logo-smallOJJDP FY 2016 Reducing Reliance on Secure Placement and Improving Community-Based Responses for Girls At-Risk of Entering the Juvenile Justice System – The FY 2016 Reducing Reliance on Confinement and Improving Community-Based Responses for Girls at Risk of Entering the Juvenile Justice System will strengthen and expand the use of community-based and gender and culturally responsive programs for girls and promote the development of girls and their individual strengths. This program is authorized pursuant to paragraph (3)(D) under the Juvenile Justice heading in the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2016, Pub. L. No. 114-113, 129 Stat. 2242, 2309. Eligible applicants are limited to units of local government, state agencies, federally recognized tribes (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior), and nonprofit and for-profit agencies. Eligible applicants must form a collaborative that includes at least one nonprofit (community-based organization) and one unit of local government or state or tribal agency. OJJDP expects that at least one member of the collaborative will have specialized experience serving the target population. OJJDP welcomes applications that involve two or more entities that will carry out the funded federal award activities; however, one eligible entity must be the applicant and the other(s) must be proposed as subrecipient(s). The applicant must be the entity that will administer the funding and manage the entire demonstration project. OJJDP will consider only one application per lead applicant; however, a subrecipient may be part of multiple proposals. Current Closing Date for Applications: June 20, 2016.

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