Foundation / Corporation
New York County District Attorney’s Office (DANY) - Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII)
01/17/20 11:59 PM EST
Grant to a New York City nonprofit organization, for-profit, or government agency to evaluate a public justice program. The purpose of this funding is to evaluate the current program and understand its effectiveness and provide feedback regarding the continuation of the program.
Navigators connect individuals to the resources and services they need to improve their well-being and to prevent undesired outcomes, including criminal justice involvement and victimization. The investment is part of DANY’s efforts to improve support for young people and families.
The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office (DANY) has committed to investing funds through its Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII) to support impactful projects that improve public safety and promote a fair and efficient justice system in New York City. Through CJII, DANY has established the Community Navigator Program, which supports a network of Navigators to connect individuals with unmet needs to vital services; guide individuals across numerous systems, city agencies, and organizations; and increase coordination among service providers. The investment is part of DANY’s investments in enhancing effectiveness across systems, detailed in the CJII Strategic Plan, which collectively aim to prevent crime, improve public safety, and reduce involvement in the justice system. This RFP solicits proposals for a process evaluation of the Community Navigator Program.
The Community Navigator Program investment is situated within a broader approach to strengthening young people and families (see CJII.org for more information). Services to which Navigators connect clients include, but are not limited to:
For more information on a navigators responsibilities, see the following link:
For additional details on the Navigator Program, see the following link:
GrantWatch ID#: 187459
The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office anticipates funding for the process evaluation to be up to $200,000
Anticipated Contract Start Date: Late Spring 2020
DANY anticipates awarding one contract for the process evaluation, which would provide funding for over 1.5 years.
USA: New York City; New York