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CARTF Grant Information

The Governor's Task Force on Children at Risk supports the development of training and purchase of equipment in core competencies for professionals involved in the investigation and prosecution of child abuse and neglect.  

 

Overview

The Task Force is responsible for developing, establishing and operating programs designed to improve (Preference will be given to grant applicants that meet the below-stated objectives)

a. The handling of child abuse and neglect cases, particularly cases of child sexual abuse and exploitation; and

b. The handling of cases of suspected child abuse or neglect related fatalities; and

c. The investigation and prosecution of cases of child abuse and neglect, particularly child sexual abuse and exploitation; and

d. The handling of cases involving children with disabilities or serious health-related problems who are victims of abuse or neglect.

 

Criteria

Applicants must represent one of the disciplines as outlined in the Executive Order.

·        Grant requests addressing the need for training, equipment, and start-up of newly forming MDTs and CACs will be considered.

·        Grant requests for training will not be considered for one individual. The training must reach and benefit multiple participants.

·        Grants request must not exceed $9000.

·        Applications that focus on prevention are outside of the funding parameters and will not be considered.

 

Process and Notification

All grant applications will be screened and scored for accuracy and need before being presented to the general membership of the Task Force.

·        Applications will be accepted between March 1 and April 15 of each year.

·        Applications will be reviewed at the May CARTF meeting.

·        Applicants will be notified in July via email of their approval or denial.  Awards will be made in July and August.

 

Reporting

·        All grant recipients will submit a  progress report six months from the receipt of funds.

·        Failure to submit the six-month report will exclude the applicant from receiving funds in future funding cycles.

 

Fillable .pdf of GRANT APPLICATION HERE

Email completed application to Ms. Peper at mindy@idcartf.org between March 1 and April 15.