Category: U.S. Department of Justice

Mar 19

Apply Now: Innovations in Supervision Initiative—Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is accepting applications for the FY 2018 Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI) Building Capacity to Create Safer Communities Program, which is funded through the Second Chance Act. The program provides funding for: (1) probation and parole agencies to implement more effective probation and parole practices to reduce …

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Jan 16

Apply Now: FY18 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications for FY 2018 funding to improve public safety and victim services in tribal communities. Strategic plans should address improving public safety through community-oriented strategies and should identify the priority needs facing the applicant’s justice system, outlining a detailed, strength-based victim-centered strategic planning strategy that includes law enforcement; …

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Jan 02

Apply Now: Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations Program. The grant program is designed to develop and implement outreach strategies targeted at providing victim services to adult and youth victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking in underserved …

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Nov 20

Department of Justice Announces FY2017 Second Chance Act Awards to Support Reentry Initiatives for Adults and Youth

By CSG Justice Center Staff The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced $36 million in FY2017 Second Chance Act (SCA) grants that were awarded to 68 jurisdictions across the country. Including this year’s cohort of grantees, more than 840 SCA grants have been awarded to agencies and organizations in 49 states, the District of Columbia, …

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Aug 30

Opinion: A Transformative Shift for Juvenile Justice

Governing By Feather O’Connor Houstoun In the decade since I left health and human services administration and its issues behind, promising shifts in juvenile justice policy and practice have gained momentum. Perhaps the most significant development is the resolution adopted this summer by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges laying out new …

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Mar 08

Apply Now: Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime

The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) National Institute of Justice is seeking applications for funding for rigorous applied research on evidence-based tools, protocols, and policies. State, tribal, and local law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies that are looking to better address drug trafficking, markets, and use of heroin, other opioids, and novel psychoactive substances …

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