The program provides funding to support training to assist juvenile facility superintendents and other juvenile corrections personnel in their efforts to develop and implement effective facility practices and strategies for youth in their custody.
Funding and Training Opportunities
The program provides funding to support tribal communities in improving services for victims of crime through a comprehensive range of activities.
The grant will support the establishment of a pilot Rural Jails Research and Policy Network through the creation of Rural Jails Research and Policy Hubs in two states .
The purpose of this grant program is to ensure that gaps in surveillance systems are addressed through a pilot program that assists in estimating the actual number of individuals living with mental illnesses and substance addictions.
The program will provide participating jurisdictional teams with training and intensive technical assistance designed to reorient and restructure fundamental juvenile probation/parole policies and practices in order to improve outcomes for youth and communities.
The program provides funding to help organizations that provide pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services to youth, ages 16 to 24, including youth in foster care, youth involved in the criminal justice system, and/or those who are the child of an incarcerated parent.
The program provides funding designed to develop or enhance crime victim specialist programs within law enforcement agencies to better support victims through the criminal justice process.
This request for proposals from the Rapoport Foundation seeks hands-on projects that experiment with new approaches to improving the lives of men and women leaving incarceration and rejoining the community, as well as projects that examine practices currently in use.
The grant program provides funding to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment.
The program will support multidisciplinary teams from state and local jurisdictions—including probation leadership, judges, attorneys, and other key stakeholders—to fundamentally rethink their system-wide approach to probation to increase public safety and improve youth outcomes.
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is offering training to criminal justice professionals and government contractors. The NIC will provide qualified facilitator trainers at no cost while the host agency provides the training facility and instructional support.
The training institute features a portfolio of on-site training opportunities addressing critical topics in juvenile justice, including probation system review training and multi-system information and data sharing.
This initiative supports research to test the effectiveness of combined strategies to both detect and intervene to reduce the risk of suicide behavior, suicide ideation, and non-suicidal self-harm among youth involved the justice system.