This week's Office of Justice grant writing tips, puts the focus on understanding the process of matching/cost-sharing requirements and how to account for them. For additional tips about building a better budget for grant writing please see FamCare's blog, Funding Tips From the OJP...Building a Better Budget.
We truly enjoy sharing with our readers not only grant funding opportunities but resources and information that might make the grant writing process seem less cumbersome. This week the OJP is highlighting their Glossary of Terms that are associated with the JustGrants system.
This weeks Office of Justice Programs Funding News, features helpful training infomation on the navigation of JustGrants. Grant writing can be an overwhelming and intimidating process, this resource provides self-guided videos, reference guides, checklists, and infographics to help with the various stages of the government grant writing process.
The following funding news release from the Office of Justice has important information to ensure your application is submitted correctly in the Justice Grants System (JustGrants). Some of the resources included were the DOJ Application Submission Checklist, an eLearning Video and the Job Aid Reference Guide: Application Submission.
Grant writing is not easy, but sharing helpful tips and information is.... The following funding news release from the Office of Justice has resources to use when your filling out an application in the Justice Grant System (JustGrants). It includes multiple detailed resources for completing the Budget Detail Form plus updated (2021) resources and guides for the application process.
Case workers in Workforce Development say that unemployment in America is a result of dislocation, not motivation. Labor statistics focus on the unemployment rate and the cost of unemployment insurance to the taxpayer, but case workers focus on the causes of unemployment and the massive effort to rearrange and retrain the American labor force.
Sometimes this blog can do nothing more than report the devotion to service demonstrated by social service agencies and nonprofits across the country. Four nonprofits reached far outside their comfort zone to help mitigate the devastating effects of COVID-19. Here are their stories.
The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced awards of more than $144 million to enhance services for victims of crime nationwide. OJJDP awarded more than $54 million to support the effective investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases and improve positive outcomes for child abuse and neglect victims. This includes OJJDP's support of children's advocacy centers (CACs) to address child abuse and neglect and training and technical assistance for CACs, multidisciplinary teams, and child abuse professionals.
OJJDP also awarded funds to support Court Appointed Special Advocate programs nationwide and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges to improve juvenile justice and dependency systems’ response to child abuse and neglect, as well as child sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. In addition, OJP awarded nearly $101 million to combat human trafficking.
View the OJP fact sheets for additional information about the awards to improve services for victims and the awards to combat human trafficking.
The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announced awards of more than $341 million to combat addiction nationwide. OJJDP awarded more than $19 million to support its Family Drug Court Program and more than $5 million to support its Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program. OJJDP also awarded $14 million under its Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative to address opioid and other substance abuse. In addition, OJJDP awarded nearly $9 million to fund OJJDP’s Opioid Affected Youth Initiative to support opioid-focused prevention and intervention programs. Another $1 million will fund training to serve families impacted by opioids under OJJDP’s Child Abuse Training for Judicial and Court Personnel program.
For additional information about these awards, see the OJP fact sheet.
The COVID economic downturn has nonprofit management shifting into emergency mode. “Putting on the brakes” would be an understatement. Nonprofit sustainability, or the ability to continue delivering relevant social impact over the long term, has always been important to nonprofit leaders. But as the spread of COVID-19 causes upheaval in just about every aspect of society and highlights the deep social inequities many nonprofits are working to address sustainability is becoming even more of a top priority.