U.S. Department of Justice: Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime VictimsDeadline: July 11, 2019
The Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims program will fund projects designed to address an urgent gap in crime victim services related to the opioid epidemic and to expand upon existing or establish new programs to provide services to children and youth who are victimized as the result of the opioid crisis. This program will support service providers in expanding their current scope and expertise to ensure that children and youth—the most vulnerable victims impacted by the opioid crisis—are supported as they heal from the impact of crime and substance abuse.
Amount: Approximately $18,000,000 is available to make up to 24 awards ranging up to $750,000 each for a period of performance of 36 months.
Eligibility: Nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations), faith- and community-based organizations, colleges and universities (including tribal institutions of higher education), public agencies, state agencies, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments.