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Alaska Native Youth Training and Technical Assistance Project

Grant to an Alaska Nonprofit, Business, or IHE
for Programs that Benefit Alaska's Native Youth

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U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Deadline Date:

03/30/20 11:59 PM ET


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Grant to an Alaska business, nonprofit, or institution of higher education, including tribal organizations, for programs that benefit Alaska Native youth. Funding is intended to support training and technical assistance to organizations and sites serving Alaska Native villages. The goal of the program is to build the capacity of tribal communities across Alaska to address the specific needs and challenges of those who work with Alaska Native youth, who are no more than 18 years of age.

OJJDP seeks a training and technical assistance provider to establish a regional network of partnerships to develop strategies to address Alaska Native youth's cultural needs and support their successful functioning at home, in school, and in the community. OJJDP expects the successful applicant to serve as the primary training and technical assistance provider for all OJJDP-funded tribal programs for youth in Alaska.

The objectives of the project are:

  • To provide tools and practical techniques for working across disciplines to facilitate information sharing, communication, and coordination of balanced approaches and data-driven strategies to address youth needs and promote an increase in protective factors to help prevent delinquency.
  • To develop and provide culturally competent, community-driven, and data-driven technical assistance to assist communities in preventing and addressing issues related to delinquency.
  • To facilitate peer-to-peer consultation and networking between villages and communities to promote problem solving and innovation through the exchange of information and ideas.

The successful applicant should demonstrate the ability to provide or subcontract training and technical assistance for tribal youth-specific programming, including efforts to create, expand, or strengthen tribally driven approaches along the juvenile justice continuum that can range from prevention to intervention and treatment. The successful applicant should also be able to deliver training and technical assistance focused on the following areas: strategic planning and program design, improvement or establishment of data collection systems, partnership development, and sustainability planning. 

In addition, the successful applicant should demonstrate their knowledge and experience in identifying experts to build local capacity for the development and implementation of local strategic plans that use multidisciplinary partnerships, balanced approaches, and data-driven strategies; providing logistics to support training and technical assistance activities; developing and disseminating training materials; and conducting evaluations of training.

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GrantWatch ID#: 167305

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Term of Contract:

- Period of performance duration: 24 months
- Period of performance start date: October 1, 2020

OJJDP may, in certain cases, provide additional funding in future years to awards made under this solicitation, through continuation awards. OJP will consider, among other factors, OJP’s strategic priorities, a recipient’s overall management of the award, and progress of award-funded work when making continuation-award decisions.


  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Institutions of Higher Education; IHE(s)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility
  • Small businesses
  • Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The following entities are eligible to apply:
- Nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations), and
- Institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education).

Eligible applicants that propose to provide direct services to youth must not include youth who are age 18 or older in the population they will serve.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted through by 11:59 PM ET on March 30, 2020.

Applicants must register with prior to submitting an application. OJP urges applicants to submit applications at least 72 hours prior to the application due date, to allow time for the applicant to receive validation messages or rejection notifications from, and to correct in a timely fashion any problems that may have caused a rejection notification.

Applications must have a valid DUNS number and be registered with prior to applying.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs. Customer Support Hotline
800-518-4726 or 606-545-5035

Applicants who experience unforeseen technical issues beyond their control that prevent them from submitting their application by the deadline must e-mail the the National Criminal Justice Reference Service Response Center at within 24 hours after the application deadline to request approval to submit its application after the deadline.

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USA: Alaska

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