Funding Opportunities


Office of Violence Against Women

Call for Applicants: Justice for Families Program

The purpose of the program is to improve the response in all aspects of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, as well as cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse.

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Call for Applicants: Innovation Fellow Program

Under the program, selected participants will receive high-level support services and cash sub-grants ranging from $75,000 to $250,000 to evaluate the feasibility of implementing a Pay for Success (PFS) project in their communities.

U.S. Department of Justice

Call for Applicants to the Swift, Certain, and Fair Sanctions Program

This program is open to states, localities, and tribes interested in implementing or enhancing an SCF model of supervision. SCF approaches are designed to (a) improve supervision strategies that reduce recidivism; (b) promote and increase collaboration among agencies and officials who work in community corrections and related fields to enhance swift and certain sanctions; (c) enhance the perception of individuals involved with the justice system that the supervision decisions are fair, consistently applied, and consequences are transparent; and (d) improve the outcomes of individuals participating in the program.


Call for Article Submissions to the Juvenile and Family Court Journal

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges is now accepting submissions to its scholarly, peer-reviewed journal, “Juvenile and Family Court Journal.” Articles should focus on issues of interest to the field of juvenile and family justice, including child abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency, dual status youth, domestic violence, substance use, child custody and visitation, judicial leadership, and related topics.


Call for Applicants: Suicide Prevention Resource Center Grant

The purpose of this grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services is to build national capacity for preventing suicide by providing technical assistance, training, and resources to assist states, tribes, organizations, and individuals to develop suicide prevention strategies (including programs, interventions, and policies) that advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (NSSP), with the overall goal of reducing suicides and suicidal behaviors in the nation.

U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance

Justice Reinvestment Solicitation Released: Maximizing State Reforms

“Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Maximizing State Reforms” will assist state governments and federally recognized Indian tribes that can demonstrate substantial completion of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative model by cementing or amplifying the goals of their justice reinvestment reform efforts, and by deepening their investment in and commitment to use of data-driven decision making and evidence-based practices and programs.

U.S. Department of Education

Call for Applicants to Performance Partnership Pilot Program

Up to ten pilot sites will receive funding from the U.S. Department of Education to test innovative, outcome-focused strategies to achieve significant improvements in educational, employment, and other key outcomes for “disconnected” youth, who are defined as low-income youth between the ages of 14 and 24 who are either homeless, in foster care, involved with the juvenile justice system, unemployed, unenrolled in school, or at risk of dropping out.


Call for Applicants for the Statewide Family Network Program

This program will aid family-controlled organizations in effectively participating in state and local mental health services planning and health care reform activities as they relate to improving community-based activities for youth with mental health challenges and their families.

U.S. Department of Justice

Call for Applicants for Coordinated Tribal Assistance

The solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to develop a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization issues and to apply for funding.