OJJDP FY 17 VOCA TTA for Child Abuse Professionals

The summary for the OJJDP FY 17 VOCA TTA for Child Abuse Professionals grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention , which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
OJJDP FY 17 VOCA TTA for Child Abuse Professionals: The Victims of Child Abuse (VOCA) Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Professionals Program provides funding to enhance the coordinated multidisciplinary investigation and prosecution of child abuse through training, technical assistance, and information resources that emphasize the implementation of developmentally-appropriate, trauma-informed, and evidence-based programs, and policies and practices. The National Children's Advocacy Center (NCAC) will provide training, technical assistance and online resources to child abuse professionals, and coordination activities among VOCA programs. The grantee will provide conference presentations for law enforcement, judicial personnel, and crime victim advocates. The grantee will provide scholarships to the International Symposium on Child Abuse; online trainings; and webinars. The grantee will also provide technical assistance, online mentoring and consultation groups for forensic interviewers, evidence-based research on specific child abuse response topics and continue the Child Abuse Library Online (CALiO) and national assessment of issues related to child sex trafficking. The grantee will develop an extended forensic interview model and training to inform victim advocacy.
Federal Grant Title: OJJDP FY 17 VOCA TTA for Child Abuse Professionals
Federal Agency Name: Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (USDOJ-OJP-OJJDP)
Grant Categories: Law Justice and Legal Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2017-11100
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 16.758
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 11th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: May 11th, 2017
Posted Date: March 24th, 2017
Creation Date: March 24th, 2017
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $2,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 24th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are limited to national organizations that have, or are affiliated with, an organization that has broad membership among attorneys who prosecute criminal cases in state courts and have demonstrated experience in providing training and technical assistance for prosecutors. Nonprofit organizations that hold money in offshore accounts for the purposes of avoiding paying the tax described in 26 U.S.C. 511(a) are not eligible to apply. OJJDP welcomes applications under which two or more entities would carry out the federal award; however, only one entity may be the applicant. Any others must be proposed as subrecipients (“subgrantees”). The applicant must be the entity that would have primary responsibility for carrying out the award, including administering the funding and managing the entire program. Under this solicitation, only one application by any particular applicant entity will be considered. An entity may, however, be proposed as a subrecipient (“subgrantee”) in more than one application. OJJDP may elect to fund applications submitted under this FY 2017 solicitation in future fiscal years, dependent on, among other considerations, the merit of the applications and the availability of appropriations.
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