OJJDP FY 17 VOCA TTA for Child Abuse Professionals

Funding Opportunity ID: 292717
Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2017-11100
Opportunity Title: OJJDP FY 17 VOCA TTA for Child Abuse Professionals
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: 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.

Agency Code: USDOJ-OJP-OJJDP
Agency Name: Department of Justice
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Posted Date: Mar 24, 2017
Close Date: May 11, 2017
Last Updated Date: Mar 24, 2017
Award Ceiling: $2,500,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: 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.
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