Funding for Violence, Trauma, and Abuse

Office of Justice Programs Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative Site-Based

Supports efforts to reduce violent crime by developing and implementing comprehensive community-based violence intervention and prevention programs focused on youth and adults at highest risk for violence. Encourages community partnerships between residents, local government, victim service providers, law enforcement, hospitals, and other stakeholders to engage in strategies and activities to address risk factors related to violence, including substance use disorder (SUD), housing instability, and history victimization or perpetration.

Application Deadline: May 30, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program

Provides funds to support planning, implementation, and enhancement of veteran treatment courts by offering grants and technical assistance to states, state and local courts, local governments, and federally recognized tribal governments. Funds activities centered on preventing overdoses, increasing access to treatment and recovery services, and decreasing recidivism for veterans in the criminal justice system with substance use, mental health, and/or co-occurring disorders .

Application Deadline: Jun 20, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC)

Creates community learning centers to run after-school programs for students in high-poverty or low-performing schools. Provides academic programs to help students meet standards in core academic subjects, like math and reading, along with a variety of enrichment programs, such as drug and violence prevention programs. Funding is awarded to states, who distribute grants locally through state grant competitions.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)
Title IV, Part A Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Program

Provides students with improved access to a well-rounded education, better school conditions for student learning, and increased use of technology to raise academic achievement and digital literacy. Includes alcohol and drug education and prevention efforts as well as professional development and training for school personnel and community members to identify and address substance misuse.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS)
Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program (JDTC) Inactive

Grants funds to assist jurisdictions with starting a juvenile drug treatment court (JDTC) or enhancing and expanding the operations of an existing JDTC. Seeks to reduce recidivism and substance misuse through court supervision and increased access to treatment, recovery, and other trauma-informed services for youth with substance use disorder (SUD) or co-occurring mental health disorders (CODs), including youth with a history of trauma.

Application Deadline: May 14, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Rural Education Achievement Program (REAP) Inactive

Makes federal funding available through 2 initiatives to rural school districts that may have difficulty receiving awards through competitive grants due to a lack of resources. Each initiative supports student achievement and provides not only basic school programs, such as enhancing curriculum or instruction in schools, but also a range of student support and enrichment activities and services, which may include substance use education and prevention programs.

Application Deadline: May 10, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)
Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) Inactive

Offers funds and technical assistance to states, local governments, and federally recognized Indian tribes to plan, implement, or expand comprehensive collaboration programs to improve outcomes for people with mental health disorders or co-occurring mental illness and substance use disorders who are involved with the justice system. Aims to develop collaborations across the criminal justice system that will provide healthcare, treatment, social services, and other supports to enhance public safety and public health, and reduce recidivism among the target population.

Application Deadline: May 9, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Family Treatment Court Program Inactive

Grants funds to help jurisdictions establish new family treatment courts, strengthen existing family treatment courts, and expand family treatment courts at the larger state and county levels. Offers substance use treatment and recovery services to parents with substance use disorder (SUD) or co-occurring mental health disorders (COD). Aims to reunify families and protect children by providing support services to meet the needs of families involved with the child welfare system due to abuse and neglect and issues related to opioid, stimulant, and other substance misuse.

Application Deadline: May 6, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Opioid-Impacted Family Support Program Inactive

Supports new and existing training programs for paraprofessionals in behavioral health fields in order to improve services for families whose parents are impacted by opioid use disorder (OUD) or other substance use disorders (SUD). Seeks to increase the number of paraprofessionals in behavioral health working in high-need and high-demand areas to reduce the risk of mental health disorders and SUD among children.

Application Deadline: May 6, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
Assisted Outpatient Treatment Program for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness (AOT) Inactive

Funds community-based efforts to implement and assess new assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) programs that permit individuals to remain in their community while receiving treatment, leading to better life outcomes. Identifies evidence-based practices to decrease the frequency and duration of psychiatric hospitalization, homelessness, incarcerations, and interactions with the criminal justice system for individuals with a serious mental illness (SMI). Works to address substance use issues for individuals with SMI to improve their overall physical and social health.

Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program: Strengthening Tribal Advocacy Responses Track (START) Inactive

Funding to improve the capacity of tribal justice systems to respond to violence and crimes against Native American women, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking. Aims to reduce violent crimes, increase victim safety and services, and enhance tribal justice interventions. Funds may be used for counseling and referrals for substance use issues. Provides grantees with additional training and technical assistance to plan and implement their projects.

Application Deadline: Apr 24, 2024
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program Inactive

Funds to improve the capacity of tribal justice systems to respond to violence and crimes against Native American women, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking. Aims to reduce violent crimes, increase victim safety and services, and enhance tribal justice interventions. Funds may be used for counseling and referrals for substance use issues.

Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2024
Sponsor: Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children Inactive

Offers funding to states, local and tribal governments, and community-based organizations to implement and expand services to meet the needs of incarcerated individuals and their minor children to prevent violent crime and reduce recidivism. Focuses on programs to reduce recidivism and support responsible parenting hat lead to healthy child development, resiliency, and improved interactions among incarcerated parents and their minor children, family, and community members.

Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Advanced Nursing Education – Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners Program (ANE-SANE) Inactive

Provides funding for local, regional, or state-level organizations to develop advanced nursing education programs to train eligible nurses as sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs). Coordinates all aspects of the education process, from recruitment, didactic and clinical training, and monitoring experiential learning hours up to certification completion and the retention of SANEs in the workforce. Seeks to increase the number of practicing SANEs, especially among rural and underserved populations, with the goals of better physical and mental healthcare for survivors, including trauma-informed care, and better evidence collection.

Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2024
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW)
State Pilot Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (PPW-PLT) Inactive

Offers flexible funding to provide family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women diagnosed with substance use disorder (SUD), with a particular emphasis on treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD). Assists states in establishing a continuum of care for pregnant and postpartum women in community-based settings. Supports new approaches and service delivery models designed to enhance coordination and efficiency in state systems managed by a state substance use agency. Aims to improve maternal and child health outcomes, decrease infant mortality, and reduce the negative impact of substance use on women, children, and family members.

Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Tribal Behavioral Health Grants (Native Connections) Inactive

Aims to prevent and reduce suicidal behavior and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian and Alaska Native youth through age 24. Supports tribal communities in building and sustaining infrastructure for behavioral health systems that will positively impact AI/AN youth by successfully integrating culture, resources, and readiness to address suicide and substance misuse among the target population.

Application Deadline: Mar 6, 2024
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities (CJA) Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #6 Inactive

Funds for training and technical assistance to help tribal communities plan, create, and operate programs to address criminal cases of child abuse and neglect, especially cases of child sexual abuse and exploitation. Funds trauma-informed activities and services, including outreach and awareness efforts, victim assistance, and emergency services for children and family members. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsor: Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC)
Public Safety and Community Policing Tribal Resources Grant Program – Hiring and Equipment/Training: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #1 Inactive

Funds to support tribal law enforcement agencies in developing and/or enhancing the skills and abilities needed to address unmet public safety needs in tribal communities. Includes implementing or enhancing prevention strategies, improving criminal investigations, crime control activities, community policing strategies, and efforts to reduce illicit drug use, including methamphetamine and opioid use. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office)
Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning Program: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #2 Inactive

Funds to support strategic planning and development to improve tribal justice systems, public safety, and community wellness. Supports strategies to address violent crime, murder of indigenous people, domestic violence, substance misuse, substance use disorder (SUD), overdose, drug-related crime, and human trafficking. Offers training, technical assistance, and other supports to assist communities and law enforcement with planning and processes to proactively address conditions and issues that lead to crime, social disorder, and fear of crime. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC), Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Tribal Youth Program (TYP) - Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #9 Inactive

Funds tribal efforts to reduce and prevent juvenile delinquency through prevention, intervention, and treatment services to children under the age of 21. Aims to promote public safety and positive outcomes by helping the juvenile justice system respond more fairly to American Indian and Alaska Native youth. Part of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

Application Deadline: Mar 5, 2024
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Combating Overdose Through Community-Level Intervention (COCLI) Inactive

Supports research projects that implement innovative strategies to reduce opioid, stimulant, and/or poly-drug overdose in high-risk communities. Promotes the use of evidence-based practices in new or existing programs and emphasizes the evaluation of new and promising approaches. Establishes partnerships between public safety and public health agencies to address harms related to opioid, stimulant, and poly-substance use and overdose.

Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2023
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program – Local Solicitation Inactive

Provides formula grant funding to local governments to enhance the functioning of the criminal justice system, with a focus on efforts to address violent crime and serious offenders. Funds may be used for additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems to support activities that will help prevent, control, or reduce crime; enforce the criminal law; and strengthen the courts, corrections, probation, and parole authorities. Supports drug treatment, enforcement, prevention, and education programs.

Application Deadline: Oct 23, 2023
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program – State Solicitation Inactive

Provides formula grant funding to states to support efforts to prevent or reduce crime and violence, and to improve the fair administration of the justice system. Funds may be used for additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems to support activities that will help prevent, control, or reduce crime; enforce the criminal law; and strengthen the courts, corrections, probation, and parole authorities. Supports drug treatment, enforcement, prevention, and education programs.

Application Deadline: Aug 29, 2023
Sponsor: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)
Minority AIDS Initiative: Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations at High Risk for HIV/AIDS (MAI: High Risk Populations) Inactive

Focuses on increasing access to and involvement with care and services for individuals from racial and ethnic minority populations with substance use disorder (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders (COD) who are HIV positive or at risk for HIV. Helps connect these individuals to SUD/COD treatments, HIV care and treatment, HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C (HCV) testing and vaccinations, as well as recovery and community support services to help retain clients in care with the overall goal of reducing health disparities among the target populations.

Application Deadline: May 22, 2023
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Treatment for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness, Serious Emotional Disturbance or Co-Occurring Disorders Experiencing Homelessness (Treatment for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness) Inactive

Provides comprehensive, coordinated, evidence-based services for individuals, youth, and families currently experiencing or at risk of homelessness who are diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI), serious emotional disturbance (SED), and/or a co-occurring disorder (COD). Aims to engage and connect the target population to behavioral health treatment, case management, and recovery support services and help them secure sustainable permanent housing. Assists participants in identifying and obtaining resources for health insurance that help individuals maintain their treatment, recovery, and housing status.

Application Deadline: May 5, 2023
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Services Program for Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (PPW) Inactive

Funds treatment, recovery, case management, and harm reduction services and programs in residential treatment facilities for pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorder (SUD) to support and sustain recovery. Aims to reduce infant and maternal mortality; improve family dynamics through access to treatment; and increase access to evidence-based SUD residential services.

Application Deadline: Mar 27, 2023
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCast) Inactive

Helps local governments and their community partners respond to trauma and stress related to civil unrest, community violence, and/or collective trauma within the past 24 months. Provides violence prevention and youth engagement programs along with trauma-informed behavioral health services to at-risk youth and families impacted by community disruption and violence. Develops coalitions of local government agencies, community organizations, and residents to deliver resources and services and bring about positive community change and healing.

Application Deadline: Oct 17, 2022
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Project Prevent Grant Program Inactive

Funds to develop and implement community- and school-based strategies to prevent and mitigate the harm of community violence. Strengthens school's capacity to prevent violence and address trauma, anxiety, depression, delinquency, and other physical, psychological, and emotional harms related to students' exposure to violence. Helps schools provide training, staff, and resources to increase students' access to culturally adapted, trauma-informed mental health services and other supports.

Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2022
Sponsor: Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS)
Enhancing Community Responses to America's Addiction Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims Inactive

Provides funding, technical assistance, and training to support direct services for children and youth who are crime victims and have been impacted the current crisis of addiction and substance use, including the use of opioids, methamphetamines, other substance misuse, and polysubstance use. Supports services for children and youth ages 0-18 and includes direct service activities such as information about and referral to trauma-informed victim services, personal advocacy, medical services, on-scene emotional support at drug/crime related incidents, and follow-up care, including counseling, support groups, and other types of mental health treatment.

Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
Sponsor: Office for Victims of Crimes (OVC)
School Climate Transformation Grant – Local Educational Agency Grants (SCTG-LEA) Program Inactive

Enhances school climate, creating safer, healthier, more engaging and supportive environments for students. Supports the development and implementation of programs using evidence-based multi-tiered frameworks to improve learning conditions and behavioral outcomes and provides training and technical assistance to schools. Prioritizes local educational agencies (LEAs) in rural and tribal areas and gives competitive preference to projects that address the prevention and the impacts of opioid abuse.

Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2019
Sponsor: Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS)
Gang Suppression: A Law Enforcement and Prosecutorial Approach to Address Gang Recruitment of Unaccompanied Alien Children Inactive

Provides funds to increase the capacity of law enforcement agencies to reduce violence, gang-related crime, and delinquency and victimization by youth, specifically transitional-aged minors. Supports evidence-based prevention, intervention, enforcement, and trauma response strategies to foster public safety and help youth heal from violent experiences. Provides funding and technical assistance to communities to develop and implement effective strategies that address transnational criminal organizations (TCOs) and decrease gang involvement for unaccompanied alien children (UAC).

Application Deadline: Oct 4, 2018
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Rural Health Integration Models for Parents and Children to Thrive (IMPACT) Inactive

Funds to establish 3 demonstration projects to implement evidence-based 2-generational strategies addressing issues facing rural at-risk children, prenatal to age 3, and their parents, such as adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), maternal depression, mental health disorders, substance use disorder (SUD), opioid use, and related neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Offers technical assistance, training, and support to demonstration sites to coordinate programs and services that support healthy childhood development and increase family economic opportunity.

Application Deadline: Jul 2, 2018
Sponsor: Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)