Bridging Research and Practice Project To Advance Juvenile Justice and Safety

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Subject: Juvenile Justice, Policy, Research, Safety
Deadline: May 28, 2015

"This project will develop research-to-practice resources to advance the understanding, translation, and application of research and research-based strategies across four primary components of the juvenile justice system: (1) prevention and diversion, (2) community-based alternatives to placement, (3) detention and secure confinement, and (4) reentry. The intent of this project is to assist OJJDP, practitioners, and researchers with the translation and dissemination of research findings to be more understandable, useful, and strategically targeted. This project will collect and analyze current research findings on effective juvenile justice practices and develop innovative and easily accessible, consumable resources and tools for juvenile justice practitioners, administrators, and policymakers. The project will assist OJJDP in identifying and synthesizing relevant research into actionable, evidence-based practice tools to improve public safety and the effectiveness of the juvenile justice system."

Funder: Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Eligibility: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, private institutions of higher education, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, state governments, county governments, city or township governments, Native American tribal governments (federally recognized), for profit organizations, small businesses, individuals.
Amount: Up to $500,000
Contact: Link.