OJJDP FY 2021 Supporting Tribal Youth: Training and Technical Assistance and Youth Leadership Development
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Law, Justice and Legal Services
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education For profit organizations other than small businesses Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include: Tribally controlled colleges and universities Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian serving institutions To advance Executive Order 13929 Safe Policing for Safe Communities, the Attorney General determined that all state, local, and university or college law enforcement agencies must be certified by an approved independent credentialing body or have started the certification process to be eligible for FY 2021 DOJ discretionary grant funding. To become certified, the law enforcement agency must meet two mandatory conditions: (1) the agency’s use of force policies adhere to all applicable federal, state, and local laws; and (2) the agency’s use of force policies prohibit chokeholds except in situations where use of deadly force is allowed by law. The certification requirement also applies to law enforcement agencies receiving DOJ discretionary grant funding through a subaward. For detailed information on this new certification requirement, please visit https://cops.usdoj.gov/SafePolicingEO to access the Standards for Certification on Safe Policing for Safe Communities, Implementation Fact Sheet, and List of Designated Independent Credentialing Bodies. All recipients and subrecipients (including any for-profit organization) must forgo any profit or management fee.
Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Dec 31, 2020
Feb 15, 2021
Last Updated Date:
Dec 31, 2020
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
This program will support the provision of juvenile justice-related training and technical assistance to federally recognized tribes, and will support and enhance tribal youth engagement related to juvenile justice, delinquency prevention, and public safety issues in Indian country. This solicitation has two categories. Category 1: Tribal Youth Training and Technical Assistance will support juvenile justice system training and technical assistance to OJJDP-funded tribal program grantees and other federally recognized tribes to build capacity to develop, expand, improve, and/or maintain their juvenile justice systems. Category 2: Tribal Youth Leadership Development Initiative provides funding to enhance tribal efforts to increase youth engagement, improve leadership skills, and support action related to juvenile justice issues, delinquency prevention, and public safety issues in Indian country.
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