Grants Today has Posted New Juvenile Justice Grants

New Juvenile Justice Grants:

Prison Rape Elimination Act Demonstration Projects
Purpose: Assist local adult and juvenile facilities in implementing prevention, identification, and response mechanisms that will reduce the incidence of sexual abuse in confinement facilities.
Funder:Bureau of Justice Assistance
Eligibility: A unit of state government, although it is expected that in many cases collaborative partnerships must be established with local and tribal government agencies. According to the solicitation, "facilities or systems that have reflected a higher than average number of reported sexual assaults on the annual administrative records review submitted to BJS will be given priority."
Amount: Awards of up to $600,000 for two years.
Deadline: March 15.
Contact: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/grant/12PREAsol.pdf.

Sober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Act Grants
Purpose: To strengthen collaboration among communities, the Federal Government, and State, local and tribal governments and enhance intergovernmental cooperation and coordination on the issue of alcohol use among youth.
Funder:Department of Health and Human Services
Eligibility: The applicant pool is limited to domestic public and private nonprofit entities that are current or former Drug Free Communities Support Program (DFC) grantees."
Amount: HHS expects to make about 78 awards of up to $50,000.
Deadline: March 29.
Contact: www.samhsa.gov/grants/2012/sp_12_003.aspx.

Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program
Purpose: Assist jurisdictions with the implementation requirements of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.
Funder: Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking.
Eligibility: States, tribes and territories.
Amount: Awards of up to $400,000 for two years.
Deadline: April 3.
Contact: http://www.smart.gov/funding.htm.

Technology Careers Training Demonstration Projects for Incarcerated Adults and Juveniles
Purpose: For efforts to prepare juveniles and adults for jobs in the tech field, including: computer-assisted design, engineering and construction, Braille transcription and wireless/broadband services.
Funder: Bureau of Justice Assistance.
Eligibility: Government units only.
Amount: Up to six one-year awards for $750,000; there is no match requirement.
Deadline: March 2.
Contact: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/grant/12SCATechCareersSol.pdf.