DETCOG Announces Funding Opportunities and Grant Application Workshops

The Deep East Texas Council of Governments announces funding availability for the following announcements being made through Egrants (https://egrants.gov.texas.gov/):

General Victim Assistance – Direct Services Program

Violence Against Women Justice and Training Program

Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program

Juvenile Justice Local Grant Program

There are also new programs and opportunities released on December 19th that include:

Truancy Prevention and Diversion – A program intended to fund Juvenile case managers across the state.

Child Sex Trafficking Victim Services – This program is to provide services to victims of child sex trafficking.

While these special projects will not go through the regional process, applications will be submitted through Egrants and the workshop will include information that will benefit applicants with the process.

Request for Applications (RFAs) can be viewed on the Egrants website by clicking on the “Funding Opportunities” link on the open date of December 19, 2016.  All grant applications are due to CJD via Egrants no later than February 20, 2017.

DETCOG will conduct workshops that will review each funding source in detail, explain the regional and state process and review in detail the Egrant system on:

Victim Services Criminal Justice & Juvenile Projects

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Thursday, January 12, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.                 

Angelina College Angelina College

Community Service Center, Rm. CS104 Community Service Center, Rm. CS104

3500 1st Street 3500 1st Street

Lufkin, Texas 75904 Lufkin, Texas 75904

It is mandatory that all new and continuation applicants attend the grant application workshop.  There are new requirements associated with all funding sources and attendance is important. DETCOG Criminal Justice staff will provide technical assistance through-out the grant application process for those who attend the workshops.  

Please contact our office at 409-384-5704 ext. 5308 or email Danielle Sells at dsells@detcog.org to RSVP no later than Tuesday, January 3, 2017 for either workshop in order for staff to effectively accommodate all participants.