2014 Violence Prevention Programs

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
Request for Applications
2014 Violence Prevention Programs
The applications must be electronically submitted in the PCCD Egrants System.
Announcement Date:  February 7, 2014
Deadline for Application submission:  March 6, 2014

This is a competitive solicitation.  Late submissions and materials not received in Egrants will not be considered.

Agencies eligible for participation:

Eligibility for these funds is open to any private non-profit agency, public agency, or unit of local government. The application must be submitted on behalf of a collaborative board that has been established for at least one year, or on behalf of two or more collaborative boards that wish to implement the same program. For the purposes of this announcement, a collaborative board is a broad-based group of people from multiple areas of the community, such as law enforcement, school administrators/personnel, health and human service providers, business leaders, the faith community, county agencies, and others who come together to plan and coordinate the implementation of programming for the community.


Examples of collaborative boards include but are not limited to: Integrated Children’s Service Plans (ICSP); Communities That Care (CTC) Delinquency Prevention Policy Boards; Balanced and Restorative Justice Teams; State Health Improvement Coalitions; State Incentive Grant Planning Boards; Criminal Justice Advisory Boards; and Weed and Seed Assistance for Impact Delegation (AID) Teams or other collaborative boards, including those established to focus on implementing healthy community objectives.

Contact Person:

Due to the competitive nature of these grants, PCCD Program Staff will not answer questions about how an applicant should respond to any section of the application.  PCCD Program Staff may only field questions to clarify the funding announcement.  Send questions by email to RA-PCCD-OJJDP@pa.gov and indicate “VPP” in the subject line.  Applicants may register any time after February 7, 2014 by providing an email address to the link above.  Registration will remain open until March 4, 2014 , and questions will not be accepted after 4:00 p.m. on this date.  Answers will be sent by email to registered individuals through close of business on March 5, 2014 .

Questions concerning the Egrants system should be made directly to the Egrants Help Desk by phoning (717) 787-5887 or toll-free within Pennsylvania at (800) 692-7292, option 9 and then option 6.  Please note:  While Egrants will accept your application up until midnight of the due date, Help Desk staff will not be available after 4:00 p.m.