Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention FY 2019 Opioid Affected Youth Initiative

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Opioid Affected Youth Initiative

FY 2019 Competitive Grant Solicitation CFDA #16.842

  • Solicitation Number: OJJDP-2019-15035
  • Solicitation Release Date: March 5, 2019
  • Application Deadline: 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on May 7, 2019
A solicitation webinar will be held on April 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. ET. This call will provide a detailed overview of the solicitation and allow an opportunity for interested applicants to ask questions. Preregistration is required for all participants. Register by clicking on here and following the instructions. Due to the limited time, OJJDP encourages participants to review the solicitation and submit any questions they may have in advance and no later than 11:59 p.m. on March 29, 2019. Submit your questions to [email protected] with the subject as “Questions for the FY 2019 Opioid Affected Youth Initiative Webinar.” 

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Opioid Affected Youth Initiative. This Initiative supports states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for children, youth, and at-risk juveniles and their families who have been impacted by the opioid crisis and drug addiction.

This solicitation incorporates the OJP Grant Application Resource Guide by reference. The OJP Grant Application Resource Guide provides guidance to applicants on how to prepare and submit applications for funding to OJP. If this solicitation expressly modifies any provision in the OJP Grant Application Resource Guide, the applicant is to follow the guidelines in this solicitation as to that provision. Eligibility (Who may apply): Eligible applicants are limited to states (including territories), units of local government, 1 and federally recognized tribal governments as determined by the Secretary of the Interior.

All recipients and subrecipients (including any for-profit organization) must forgo any profit or management fee.

OJJDP will consider applications under which two or more entities would carry out the federal award; however, only one entity may be the applicant. Any others must be proposed as subrecipients (subgrantees). The applicant must be the entity that would have primary responsibility for carrying out the award, including administering the funding and managing the entire program.

Under this solicitation, only one application by any particular applicant entity will be considered. An entity may, however, be proposed as a subrecipient (subgrantee) in more than one application. For additional information on subawards, see the OJP Grant Application Resource 2 OJJDP-2019-15035 Guide.

Contact Information For technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Customer Support Hotline at 800–518–4726 or 606–545–5035, at, or at [email protected] The Support Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays.