Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

State, Tribal and Local Governments

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Correctional Facilities to Offer Incarcerated Family Services

The program supports services in detention and correctional facilities for incarcerated individuals who have children younger than age 18. Program activities include: (1) developing strategies to improve communication between the child and his or her incarcerated parent while maintaining safe facilities; (2) providing transitional reentry services incorporating a focus on parental responsibility for incarcerated parents; and (3) ensuring the youth receive positive youth development services.

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Prosecutors to Develop Best Practices

The program provides prosecutors with information, resources and training and technical assistance to develop effective strategies and programs to address and prosecute individuals who commit violent crime. BJA encourages prosecutors to use data in the development of their violent crime strategies and programs. Grantees will: test promising crime prevention, response and reduction practices; implement evidence-based interventions; improve the effectiveness and efficiency of prosecutors’ processes and procedures; and establish sustainable partnerships with researchers to evaluate their effectiveness.

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Adult Drug Court Program Increases $45M

These funds establish new drug courts or enhance existing drug court services, coordination and offender management and recovery support services. The program provides financial and technical assistance to develop and implement drug courts that effectively integrate evidenced-based substance abuse treatment, mandatory drug testing, sanctions and incentives and transitional services in a judicially supervised court setting with jurisdiction over substance-abusing offenders.

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$30M to Support Urban Passenger Ferries

The program supports passenger ferry operations in urban areas. The funds must be used for capital projects to support existing passenger ferry service, establish new ferry service, and to repair and modernize ferry boats, terminals, and related facilities and equipment. Funds may not be used to fund operating expenses, planning or preventive maintenance.

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Kit Testing Competition to Maintain Funding

The program supports governments in the testing of untested sexual assault kits, preventing sexual assaults and improving the criminal justice system's response to sexual assaults. Multidisciplinary community response teams will inventory, track and test previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits, as well as produce necessary protocols and policies in support of improved coordination and collaboration among laboratories, police, prosecutors and victim service providers. Additionally, these teams will provide resources to address the resulting sexual assault investigations and prosecutions and optimize victim notification protocols and services.

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Best Practices to Aid Forensic Laboratories

Agency: National Institute of Justice (DOJ); Program: Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories (CFDA Number: 16.560) (Funding Opportunity Number: NIJ-2019-15507); Focus Areas: Crime, safety;...

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Western States to Pursue Water Efficiency

The program will fund state, tribal and community efforts in western states to: conserve and use water more efficiently; increase the use of renewable energy and improve energy efficiency; benefit endangered and threatened species; facilitate water markets; and carry out other activities to address climate-related impacts on water or prevent any water-related crisis or conflict.

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Tribal Education Account Sees Funding Increase

School districts use these funds to improve elementary and secondary school programs that serve Indian students. Grantees must be focused on helping Indian students meet the same state academic content and student academic achievement standards used for all students.

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Governments to Implement Suicide Prevention Strategies

The program supports states and tribes with implementing youth suicide prevention and early intervention strategies in schools, educational institutions, juvenile justice systems, substance use programs, mental health programs and foster care systems.

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$900M to Fund Highway Projects

The program supports highway and freight projects of national or regional significance. DOT is focusing funds on the following four objectives: (1) supporting economic vitality at the national and regional level; (2) leveraging federal funding to attract non-federal sources of infrastructure investment; (3) deploying innovative technology, encouraging innovative approaches to project delivery and incentivizing the use of innovative financing; and (4) holding grant recipients accountable for their performance.

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