Idaho Governor’s Task Force on Children at Risk
Grant Program Information
Attention: CYCLE 2 is now open!
Cycle One February 1-January 31
Cycle Two August 1-July 31
The purpose is to improve the quality of investigative, administrative, and judicial handling of child abuse and neglect cases, particularly child sexual abuse and exploitation throughout the state.
Preference will be given to applicant projects and funding requests that meet one or more of the following strategic goals:
The handling of child abuse and neglect cases, particularly cases of child sexual abuse and exploitation
The handling of cases of suspected child abuse or neglect related fatalities; and
The investigation and prosecution of cases of child abuse and neglect, particularly child sexual abuse and exploitation
The handling of cases involving children with disabilities or serious health-related problems who are victims of abuse or neglect
The formation, improvement, strengthening, and/or training of county multidisciplinary teams and members
Who is eligible?
Programs must be located in Idaho or provide services to residents of Idaho.
Grants are available to serve local prosecutors and multidisciplinary teams (MDT) throughout the state. This includes prosecutors, law enforcement, Department of Health and Welfare child protection staff, representatives from the Guardian ad Litem program, juvenile and adult probation, medical personnel, school officials, and any other persons deemed beneficial because of their roles in cases concerning child abuse and neglect.
Programs must have an Employer Identification Number (EIN) and an identified fiscal agent.
Amount and Frequency:
Between $1,000 and $5,000 per CARTF grant cycle
A fiscal organization cannot exceed $9,999 in CARTF grant awards within a 4-year timespan
Timeline: Cycle 1
February 1 Annual Application Available
April 5 Applications due to CARTF
May Award Decisions
June 5 Award Letters Distributed
July 15 Grants Funded
September 15 Mid-Project Use of Funds Report or Exception Letter
January 15 Funds Liquidated
January 31 Project Period Ends/ Final Report Due
Timeline: Cycle 2
August 1 Annual Application Available
October 5 Applications due to CARTF
November Award Decisions
December 5 Award Letters Distributed
January 15 Grants Funded
March 15 Mid-Project Use of Funds Report or Exception Letter
July 15 Funds Liquidated
July 31 Project Period Ends/ Final Report Due
How To Apply:
Send one typed electronic copy of application to Mindy Peper at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. on April 5 for Cycle One or October 5 for Cycle Two
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To read more about SMART OBJECTIVES please visit this website.
Applications will receive a technical review by the CARTF administrative support prior to scoring by the grant subcommittee. All scored grants will be forwarded to CARTF for final evaluation and award determination.
For your convenience, the grant application is available as a WORD document or as a FILLABLE PDF.