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Grants to New Jersey Schools for Bullying Prevention
Programs for PreK-12 and Special Needs Students

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New Jersey Child Assault Prevention (NJCAP)

Deadline Date:

06/29/18

Description:

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Grants to New Jersey public, private, and parochial schools to implement programs that prevent bullying, improve the school climate, and strengthen families. Support is available for programs targeting elementary school students (preK, kindergarten, and grades 1-6), teens (grades 7-12), and students with special needs.

The following applications are available:

-Elementary CAP Program: This application is for PreK, Kindergarten, (within the district) and Grades 1- 6.

-Teen CAP Program: This application is for Teen CAP, Grades 7-12.

-Special Needs CAP Program: This application is for the CAP program designed for Intellectually Disabled students.

A school district which chooses to nominate itself will meet the following criteria:

1. Will agree to have CAP County Coordinator and CAP Facilitators implement the CAP programs according to the design of the International Center for Assault Prevention, including:

a. Administrative Set up Meeting - 30-60 minutes - Involving principal and CAP County Coordinator to discuss all specifics of the programming and scheduling.

b. Teacher-Staff Workshops - Provide 11⁄2 hours of continuous and uninterrupted time for teacher/staff in service.

c. Support Staff - (e.g. bus drivers, crossing guards, maintenance, lunch aides and kitchen staff) will be invited to participate in parent or staff workshops.

d. Parent Workshops - Provide space to conduct a 11⁄2 to 2 hour parent workshop.

e. Pre-K- Provide one hour on three consecutive days for the classroom workshop and for review time. The school will allow the post workshop review to take place in the classroom. Children interested in participating in the Review Time shall be permitted the time to attend.

f. Kindergarten - Provide one hour on two consecutive days for classroom workshop and for review time. The school will allow the post workshop review to take place in the classroom. Children interested in participating in the Review Time shall be permitted the time to attend.

g. Elementary CAP Children Workshops - Provide 11⁄2 hours of uninterrupted time for each workshop and for post workshop review. The school will provide space for the post workshop review. Children interested in participating in the Review Time shall be permitted the time to attend.

h. Teen CAP Student Workshops - Provide additional staff coverage for day two and three. Provide time for each class to attend three student workshops on three sequential days, within a maximum of seven school days. The school will provide the following: space on the first day for one joint workshop which will include both male and female students; space for two separate and simultaneous workshops, one male and one female, the second and third day; space for the post workshop review for individual students to meet with workshop facilitators each day.

i. Special Needs (Intellectually Disabled) - Provide five consecutive days for student workshops (Day 1 and 5 taught by the classroom teacher. Day 2, 3 & 4 are presented by CAP Facilitators. One hour of uninterrupted time for each workshop and for post workshop review.) (Note: This program is designed for students with moderate to severe intellectual impairment in self- contained special education settings. Students with mild intellectual disability should receive CAP in the regular education classroom with typically developing peers.)

2. All elementary and/or secondary schools in a district will participate.

3. All districts will have school board approval.

4. All districts will have support of home/school organization.

5. All districts will be available for implementation during the months of September 2018 - May 2019.

6. All districts will participate in a CAP evaluation process which will require that each teacher complete an evaluation of the classroom workshop and the School Principal or Chief School Administrator complete an in-person exit interview with the CAP County Coordinator to be submitted to NJ CAP RTC.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181263

Term of Contract:

All districts must be available for implementation during the months of September 2018 - May 2019.

All CAP workshops must be completed by May 29, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All public, private and parochial schools are welcome to apply for CAP funding.

Pre-Application Information:

In order to maximize funds, each district is requested to provide a minimum contribution of 30% of the total cost of implementation.

The district match may only be waived if there is a demonstrable financial need, eligibility for urban aide funding or other related factors. In these circumstances, a waiver letter on school district letterhead from the Chief School Administrator, must accompany this application. Exemption requests will not be approved without the waiver letter.

The District Superintendent will complete the application, review and sign implementation timelines and contract criteria, and submit it to NJ CAP State Office, by June 29, 2018.

Timeline/Deadlines:
-By February 2018 - CAP application will be available on-line at www.njcap.org.
-By June 30, 2018 - Application Deadline- All District Superintendents interested in applying for CAP monies will complete the application, receive school board approval and return application to the CAP State Office.
-By August 31, 2018 - The CAP State Office in conjunction with County Superintendents and CAP County Coordinators will have selected school districts and notified them of this selection.
-By January 31, 2019 - All CAP grant workshops will have been scheduled with the CAP County Coordinator.
-By May 29, 2019 - All CAP workshops will have been completed. Deadline extensions must be approved by the State CAP Office.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Angelina Hanratty
856-374-5001
njcap.applications@gmail.com

For additional information regarding Grant Applications or for help in completing the Grant Application please contact the CAP County Coordinator. The Coordinator List 2018-19 may be found in the Supporting Documents below.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Jersey