Funding Opportunities

WA-PCJJ Technical Assistance Request 

Organizations wishing to request technical assistance and/or training funds from the WA-PCJJ should first contact Alice Coil, Jenny.Young@dcyf.wa.gov, to discuss your request.

After discussing your request, please complete the Technical Assistance Request Form and submit to Alice Coil via email at Jenny.Young@dcyf.wa.gov.

Use this progress report template to submit your project outcomes.

Current OJJDP Title II Grant Recipients

Program Description

Funding will be used to enhance and expand programs offered at and referred by Denny Juvenile Justice Center to reduce and prevent youth from entering and re-entering the system justice system.  Art Alternatives is aimed at increasing protective factors of justice-involved youth through art enrichments focusing on reducing the racial disparities in the justice system by connecting with culturally relevant curriculum and diverse teaching artists.

Funding Amount

$140,000 

Website

https://www.schack.org/ 

Location

Snohomish County 

Program Description

Funding will be used to expand the Ubuntu Diversion Program at South King County for BIPOC youth referred by King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and community referrals. Ubuntu refers to a culturally responsive restorative justice practice using mediation, motivational interview, and youth-centered listening circles aimed to heal and resolve conflicts by promoting belonging, empowerment, and positive change.

Funding Amount

$140,000

Website

https://www.cocreativeculture.org/ 

Location

King County

Program Description

Funding supports the enhancement and expansion of the Young Men Achieving Destiny (YMAD) and Ladies Investing in Noble Character (LINC) programs to support youth in achieving positive and healthy development as well as re-engaging in school following expulsion, detention, and/or incarceration.

Funding Amount

$140,000

Website

https://tacomaboatbuilders.org/ 

Location

Pierce County

Program Description

Tacoma Boat Builders (TBB) works with youth/young adults referred by the Piece County Juvenile Court.  This expansion grant will allow TBB to work with school-based diversion youth.  TBB uses hands-on learning and tradecraft as a focus in pairing justice involved young people and youth experiencing marginalization due to their identity (racial/ethnic/cultural identity, LGBTQ+, female-identified youth) or life experiences such as homelessness or foster care, with caring positive adults.

Funding Amount

$140,000

Website

https://tacomaboatbuilders.org/ 

Location

Pierce County

Program Description

Financial literary courses and mentoring for Juvenile Rehabilitation youth at Echo Glen Children’s Center, Green Hill School, Naselle Youth Camp, and Oakridge Community Facility. Classes and mentoring programs offered by Your Money Matters Mentoring.

Funding Amount

$128,000

Website

https://thebighomieprogram.org/ 

Location

Pierce County