Smart on Juvenile Justice: Enhancing Youth Access to Justice Initiative

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Subject: Juvenile Justice, Youth Crime, Youth Welfare
Deadline: June 25, 2014

"This initiative will provide funding to (1) develop effective, statewide, well-resourced model juvenile indigent defense legal delivery systems; (2) develop and implement standards of practice and policy for the effective management of such delivery systems; and (3) develop state or regional resource centers to help state, tribal, and local juvenile defense systems enhance the quality of legal representation, leverage resources, and collect and analyze data to measure the effectiveness of specific initiatives. This initiative will provide cost-effective and innovative training for the juvenile indigent defense bar, including public defenders and court-appointed counsel working on behalf of juvenile indigent defendants, particularly in traditionally underserved locations, including rural areas."

Funder: Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Eligibility: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, state governments, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, private institutions of higher education, small businesses, for profit organizations other than small businesses, Native American tribal governments (federally recognized).
Amount: Up to $1,280,000
Contact: Link.