OJJDP FY 2016 Tribal Defending Childhood Demonstration Program

ojjdp-logo-smallOJJDP FY 2016 Tribal Defending Childhood Demonstration Program – This solicitation is intended to help a number of tribes develop or modify tribal codes to support juvenile justice systems that focus on prevention, treatment and healing and/or that strengthen tribal efforts to develop trauma informed, culturally appropriate tribal child welfare services, in line with recommendations from the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence. There are two categories of funding available through this solicitation. Category 1: Tribal Sites. Eligible applicants are limited to federally recognized Indian tribal governments, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior. Category 2: Training and Technical Assistance. Eligible applicants are limited to nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations) and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education). Recipient organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee should they receive an award. For Category 2, 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 lead applicant and the other(s) must be proposed as subrecipient(s). The lead applicant must be the entity with primary responsibility for administering the funding and managing the entire program. Note that the entity designated as the applicant or lead must be eligible, as described in the prior paragraph. Collaborating entities, including nontribal organizations, may be proposed as subrecipients. Current Closing Date for Applications: July 06, 2016.

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