OJJDP FY 19 VOCA Regional Children's Advocacy Centers (RCAC)


Funding Opportunity ID: 310510
Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2019-14993
Opportunity Title: OJJDP FY 19 VOCA Regional Children's Advocacy Centers (RCAC)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 16.758
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligible applicants are limited to local public and private nonprofit children’s advocacy center agencies and organizations that can demonstrate a minimum of 5 years of experience providing regional or national training and technical assistance to a wide range of multidisciplinary professionals and others (including children’s advocacy center staff) with respect to the judicial handling and investigative response to child abuse and neglect cases.
Agency Name: Department of Justice
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Posted Date: Nov 20, 2018
Close Date: Jan 22, 2019
Last Updated Date: Nov 20, 2018
Award Ceiling: $1,250,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Description: The FY 2019 Victims of Child Abuse (VOCA) Regional Children’s Advocacy Centers (RCAC) Program will support four regional children's advocacy centers, one situated within each of the four U.S. census regions, to: (1) develop multidisciplinary teams, local programs, and state chapter organizations that respond to child abuse and neglect investigation, treatment, intervention, and prosecution; and (2) deliver training and technical assistance that strengthen existing multidisciplinary teams, programs, and state chapter organizations. Funding will enable the RCACs to promote and support widespread, consistent implementation of evidence-based practices and a multidisciplinary approach to child abuse investigations, assessment, intervention, and prosecution, ensuring effective outcomes for child abuse victims and their families.
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