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Strategies to Support Children Exposed to Violence

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.818
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Apr 27, 2020

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The Strategies to Support Children Exposed to Violence Program provides grants to develop support services for children exposed to violence in their homes, schools, and communities; and to develop, enhance, and implement violent crime reduction strategies that focus on violent juvenile offenders.

The goals of the program are to:

  1. Reduce the incidence of violence through accountability efforts for juvenile offenders
  2. Respond to victimization of children whether as a result of violence that occurs in the school, community or family
  3. Increase protective factors to prevent juvenile violence, delinquency, and victimization

Priority will be given to applications that:

  • Address specific challenges that rural communities face
  • Demonstrate that the individuals who are intended to benefit from the requested grant reside in high-poverty areas or persistent-poverty counties
  • Offer enhancements to public safety in economically distressed communities (Qualified Opportunity Zones)

Eligible applicants include:

  • States and territories
  • Units of local government
  • Federally recognized Tribal governments
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Institutions of higher education
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,000,000
Project period: Up to 36 months
Estimated number of awards: 7
Estimated total program funding: $7,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Children and youth · Criminal justice system · Families · Human services · Networking and collaboration · Poverty · Schools

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