Children of Incarcerated Parents Web Portal


The goal of this program is to offer consolidated information about federal resources, grant opportunities, and ongoing federal initiatives to improve outcomes for children of incarcerated parents and their caregivers. Also, to provide promising strategies and practices that have been proven effective through rigorous evaluation and informationin the form of toolkits, publications, links to technical assistance centers, videos and podcasts, webinars, and program profilesto support effective programs for youth.? The performance measures associated with these objectives are: PM 1: Number of individuals served (by population)

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
- 34 U.S.C. §§ 11171-11172 and Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2023, Pub. L. No. 117-328, 136 Stat. 4459, 4538.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Funds under this program are not competitive and provided to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services via an Interagency Agreement.
Beneficiary Eligibility
The beneficiaries of this program are youth, families, and specialized service providers who can provide services to youth, incarcerated parents, and the communities
Generally applicant documentation includes the Standard Form 424 (SF-424 - Application for Federal Assistance), a program narrative, budget detail worksheet, and budget narrative. There also are a number of certifications that may be required, and other elements, as specified in the program announcement or award documentation.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. This is not a competitive grant opportunity.
Award Procedure
Upon approval by the Assistant Attorney General, successful applicants are notified via the Grants Management System.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
Not applicable.
From 60 to 90 days. Contact the program office for renewal information.
How are proposals selected?
Applications are judged according to their consistency with the policies and program priorities established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. Specific criteria are published in the individual program announcement. Applications undergo a competitive peer review process as outlined in the OJJDP Competition and Peer Review Policy, 28 CFR Part 34.
How may assistance be used?
Funds can be used for developing a new or enhancing and existing web site that would accomplish the goals of the program .
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: To assist in fulfilling the Department's responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), Public Law 103-62, and GPRA Mondernization Act of 2010, Public Law 111-352, recipients must provide data that measures the results of their work
See Uniform Administrative Requirements, 2 C.F.R. Part 200 at Subpart F - Audit Requirements (Sec. 200.500 - 200.507) as adopted by D.O.J. in 2 C.F.R. Part 2800.
All financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the award must be generally retained for a period of three (3) years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report (Federal Financial Report/SF-425). For more information and exceptions, see Uniform Administrative Requirements 2 C.F.R. ? 200.333 as adopted by D.O.J. in 2 C.F.R. Part 2800.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards generally range from 12 to 36 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
810 7th Street, NW,
Washington , DC 20531 US
Phone: 202-307-5911
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 22$447,213.00; FY 23 est $500,000.00; FY 24 est $0.00; FY 20$454,770.00; FY 21 est $500,000.00; FY 19$448,070.00; FY 18$905,970.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Award amounts vary according to the appropriation amount
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
The Department of Justice Financial Guide ( and Post award Instructions (, applicable OMB Circulars, and Department of Justice regulations applicable to specific types of grantees, which can be found in title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations (28 C.F.R.). See also Uniform Administrative Requirements in 2 C.F.R. Part 200 as adopted and supplemented by D.O.J. in 2 C.F.R. Part 2800.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2017 COIP Web portal on the website.
Fiscal Year 2018 COIP Web portal on the website


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