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OJJDP FY 20 Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children

Funding Opportunity ID: 323595
Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2020-16831
Opportunity Title: OJJDP FY 20 Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 16.831
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: The following entities are eligible to apply: • states and territories, and • units of local government. All recipients and subrecipients (including any for-profit organization) must forgo any profit or management fee.
Agency Code: USDOJ-OJP-OJJDP
Agency Name: Department of Justice
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Posted Date: Jan 10, 2020
Close Date: Mar 10, 2020
Last Updated Date: Jan 10, 2020
Award Ceiling: $750,000
Award Floor: $500,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 6
Description: This program will promote and expand services to incarcerated individuals who have children younger than age 18. Program activities include partnering with agencies and service providers to develop comprehensive services or expand services to incarcerated parents and their children; provide training for the protection of correction officers to include addressing the safeguarding of children and families visiting incarcerated parents, and to support facilities in rural areas that meet the needs of incarcerated parents and their minor children. OJJDP will give priority consideration to applicants that have policies, practices, and/or procedures in place that ensure the best interest of the child in facilitating the relationship between the incarcerated parent and child, such as the appointment of a guardian ad litem or a court-appointed special advocate. This initiative will enhance public safety, ensure that youth are held appropriately accountable to both victims and communities, and empower youth to live productive, law-abiding lives.
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