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Office of Justice ...Matching/Cost-Sharing Requirements

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 16, 2021 10:45:00 AM

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

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

Office Of Justice..Grant Writing Information

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 9, 2021 10:45:00 AM

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. 

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

OJP Funding News...JustGrants Training

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 1, 2021 10:45:00 AM

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.  

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

Funding Tips From The OJP...Successful Application Submission

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 25, 2021 11:48:26 AM

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. 

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

Funding Tips From The OJP...Building A Better Budget

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 18, 2021 11:51:53 AM

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. 

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

Office of Justice Programs...Funding News

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 1, 2021 8:53:56 AM

The Office of Justice Programs annouced the following Funding News on May 28, 2021. 

New Opportunities

Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies | BJA
Grants.gov deadline: 7/12/2021 | JustGrants deadline: 7/26/2021

Child-friendly Family Visiting Spaces in Jails and Prisons Program | BJA
Grants.gov deadline: 7/12/2021 | JustGrants deadline: 7/26/2021

National Center for Culturally Responsive Victim Services | OVC
Grants.gov deadline: 7/12/2021 | JustGrants deadline: 7/26/2021

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Topics: grants, nonprofit funding

Retraining is the Only Answer

Posted by GVT Admin on Mar 10, 2021 11:30:00 AM

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.

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Topics: grants, caseworkers, what social workers do, Covid-19, workforce development

Nonprofits Going the Extra Mile To Help Defeat Covid-19

Posted by GVT Admin on Nov 4, 2020 12:30:00 AM

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.        

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Topics: Nonprofit General, grants, nonprofit, Covid-19, Pandemic

Department of Justice Awards $144 Million To Improve Services for Crime Victims

Posted by GVT Admin on Oct 28, 2020 12:45:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding, Victim Services

Department of Justice Awards More Than $341 Million To Combat Addiction

Posted by GVT Admin on Oct 28, 2020 12:30:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

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