State & Local Programs

National CASA Association Grants Program 

Only member programs in good standing with the National CASA Association are eligible to apply for grant funding. Member programs must have paid membership dues (2017), submitted the 2016 annual survey and program six-month reporting, and remained in compliance with National CASA Association Standards.

2017-18 State Grant Awards

National CASA launched the 2017-18 state grant opportunities with up to $2 million in Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) available for Growth, Capacity-building and Development categories of funding. Applications were received from twenty-six (26) states and as a result of the review and funding recommendations process, 23 states selected for award: 1 Growth, 11 Capacity-building and 11 Development grantees. National CASA also set aside funding for five states in which re-development efforts are necessary in 2018. The awards and re-development set aside to date total $1,761,500 with remaining funding available for states for the Leadership Development and the Governance Initiative components for the Capacity-building category anticipated to be made available in early 2018.

List of 2017 State Grant Awardees

2017-18 Local Grant Awards

National CASA launched the 2017-18 local programs grant opportunities with up to $1 million in combined Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and Jewelers for Children (JFC) funding available for award. This competitive grants process had a category for Rural and Tribal programs and another category for Suburban and Urban programs. Applications were received from ninety-five (95) applicants: 33 Rural and 62 Urban/Suburban programs (no tribal programs applied). The applications were reviewed by panels of National CASA staff persons and external contract reviewers. As a result of the review and funding recommendations process, 32 applicants from 17 states were selected for award. The awards totaled $1,108,600, exceeding the $1 million initially slated for local programs. 

List of 2017 Local Grant Awardees

Through a competitive national grants process, National CASA Association was awarded $4.5 million through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) FY 15 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative. National CASA Association applied for this grant as a National Mentoring Program, which requires sub-awarding 90% ($4.05 million) of the total award to state and local programs in at least 38 states.

2017 Mentoring Renewal Grants Program

List of 2017 Mentoring Renewal Grant Awardees

 

Inquiries about National CASA Association Grants Program may be sent to Grants@casaforchildren.org.




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