Upcoming Grants Related to Criminal/Juvenile Justice

 

Corporation for National and Community Service: Social Innovation Fund Pay for Success Cooperative Agreements

Deadline: Sep 20, 2016

Pay for Success offers innovative ways of partnering with philanthropic and private sector investors to create incentives for service providers to deliver better outcomes at lower cost, thus producing the highest return on taxpayer investments. The concept is to pay providers after they have demonstrated success, not based on the promise of success. Pay for...


 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Countering Violent Extremism Grant Program

Deadline: Sep 6, 2016

The Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Grant Program seeks to develop and expand efforts at the community level to counter violent extremist recruitment and radicalization to violence. The Program provides funding for activities that enhance the resilience of communities being targeted by violent extremists, provide alternatives to individuals who have started down a road to violent...


 

Leadership Albuquerque: Project Awareness

Deadline: Aug 15, 2016

Project Awareness is an initiative of Leadership Albuquerque, an eight month program sponsored by the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce for 40 mid- to senior- level executives from the private, public, and voluntary sectors of the Albuquerque community. Project Awareness was developed to increase public awareness of the services offered by non-profit organizations. In partnership...


 

National Institute of Corrections: Safeguarding Children of Incarcerated Parents

Deadline: Aug 8, 2016

A growing body of research indicates that strong family connections during incarceration is associated with better reentry outcomes, including reduced recidivism. Research also indicates that positive communication between incarcerated parents and their children can be important for their child’s well-being. Maintaining family relationships during incarceration is challenging; including changes in family structure, long distances between...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Building and Enhancing Partnerships to Support Incarcerated Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Deadline: Jul 25, 2016

The U.S. Department of Justice seeks to support the development and enhancement of partnerships between correctional agencies and community-based victim service providers with the goal of increasing access to outside support services for incarcerated survivors of sexual abuse. In 2003, the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) was passed with the objective of eliminating prison rape....


 

MacArthur Foundation: 100&Change

Deadline: Sep 2, 2016

Solving society’s biggest problems isn’t easy, but it can be done. 100&Change is a MacArthur Foundation competition for a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that will make measurable progress toward solving a significant problem. 100&Change will select a bold proposal that promises real progress toward solving a critical problem of our time....


 

Elton John AIDS Foundation

Deadline: Jul 1, 2016

The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) seeks to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS through innovative HIV prevention programs, eliminate stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS, and support direct HIV-related care for people living with HIV/AIDS. The Foundation’s U.S. grantmaking program focuses on the following targeted areas: Gay men’s mobilization for health: grants support organizations working...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Reducing Reliance on Secure Placement and Improving Community-Based Responses for Girls At-Risk of Entering the Juvenile Justice System

Deadline: Jun 20, 2016

The goal of the “Reducing Reliance on Confinement and Improving Community-Based Responses for Girls at Risk of Entering the Juvenile Justice System” program is to incentivize states, tribes, and localities to implement reforms, reduce reliance on secure placement, and improve community-based responses for girls at risk of entering the juvenile justice system. The program will...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Practitioner-Researcher Partnership in Cognitive Behavioral Mentoring Program

Deadline: Jun 13, 2016

The Practitioner-Researcher Partnership in Cognitive Behavioral Mentoring Program will support the development, implementation, and evaluation of mentoring approaches for youth at high risk for delinquency/juvenile and criminal justice involvement or victimization and trauma. Mentoring approaches must incorporate practices that are informed by research on cognitive behavioral interventions and techniques. The program will fund a partnership...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Safe and Thriving Communities – Uniting and Enhancing Community-Based Violence Prevention, Defending Childhood, and National Forum Approaches

Deadline: Jun 21, 2016

The Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) seeks to support and enhance efforts in more places to help catalyze and further the prevention and response to children’s exposure to violence and youth victimization and violence, especially gun and gang violence, through fully comprehensive approaches to violence and the promotion of...


 

William T. Grant Foundation

Deadline: May 5, 2016

The William T. Grant Foundation invests in high-quality research to ensure that young people from diverse backgrounds reach their fullest potential. Since inception, the Foundation has been interested in facilitating a better understanding of how children and youth develop and thrive. Currently, it is interested in research with the potential to improve the lives of...


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Smart Reentry – Focus on Evidence-based Strategies for Successful Reentry from Incarceration to Community

Deadline: Jun 9, 2016

The goal of this program is to support jurisdictions to develop and implement comprehensive and collaborative strategies that address the challenges posed by reentry to increase public safety and reduce recidivism for individuals reentering communities from incarceration who are at medium to high risk for recidivating. Within the context of this initiative, “reentry” is not...


 

Corporation for National and Community Service: Social Innovation Fund

Deadline: May 10, 2016

The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering. Through the Social Innovation Fund (SIF), CNCS has augmented its traditional activities with an enhanced focus on identifying and growing innovative, evidence-based approaches to the nation’s challenges. The Social Innovation...


 

U.S. Department of Labor: Pathways to Justice Careers for Youth

Deadline: Jun 8, 2016

The Pathways to Justice Careers (PJC) program is designed to support access and entry into career pathways for at-risk and court-involved youth ages 16-21. This program supports at-risk and court-involved youth that are still in school by providing: 1) exposure to the world of work in the career fields of justice and emergency services; 2)...


 

Small Business Administration: Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME)

Deadline: Apr 29, 2016

The Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs Act of 1999 (the PRIME Act) authorizes the SBA Administrator to establish a program for the purposes of: Providing training and technical assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs Providing training and capacity building assistance to microenterprise development organizations (MDOs) and programs Aiding in research and development of best practices for microenterprise...