BJA FY 21 The Kevin and Avonte Program: Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities

The Kevin and Avonte Program:
Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities supports local jurisdictions’ efforts to reduce the number of deaths and injuries of individuals with forms of dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease or developmental

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disabilities such as autism who, due to their condition, wander from safe environments.

It provides funding to law enforcement and public safety agencies to implement locative technologies to track missing individuals, and to such agencies and partnering nonprofit organizations to develop or operate programs to prevent wandering, increase individuals’ safety, and facilitate rescues.
Related Programs

Missing Alzheimer"s Disease Patient Assistance Program

Department of Justice


Agency: Department of Justice

Office: Bureau of Justice Assistance

Estimated Funding: $1,950,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-bja-2021-44004

Additional Information of Eligibility:
The following entities are eligible to apply for Category 1: Health care agencies State or local law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, or other public safety agencies Nonprofit organizations (including tribal nonprofit) with preference given to nonprofits that work with such entities in planning, designing, establishing, or operating locally based, proactive programs to locate and prevent the wandering of missing individuals with forms of dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease or developmental disabilities such as autism who, due to their condition, wander from safe environments The following entities are eligible to apply for Category 2: Health care agencies State or local law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, or other public safety agencies Federally recognized Indian tribal governments that perform public safety activities See Eligibility Information further in this solicitation

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-bja-2021-44004

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
Technical Assistance

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Date Posted:
2020-12-21

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2021-05-07


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