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Cooperative Agreement to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, or IHE to Provide Case Management Training for Correctional Facilities

Correctional Case Management for Jails Training


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Funding Source
National Institute of Corrections
CFDA Number: 16.601
Funding or PIN Number: 24JD11
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Important Dates
Deadline: 02/12/24 11:59 PM ET Save

Grant Description
Cooperative agreement to a USA nonprofit or Tribal organization, for-profit, or institution of higher education to provide a training program for case management in correctional facilities. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

This solicitation of proposals is to enter into a 12-month cooperative agreement to support the delivery of three Correctional Case Management for Jails regional training programs. The training is 40-hours, designed for 30 participants. 

Upon award of this cooperative agreement, the awardee will:

  1. Assign a program coordinator as the NIC liaison to work with three recipient agency host sites as identified by the NIC program manager;
  2. Identify three instructors upon final approval by the NIC program manager;
  3. Professionally duplicate and ship established Correctional Case Management for Jails participant manuals, pre- and post-tests, evaluations and other training materials to each of the three host sites;
  4. Maintain effective working relationships with the three host site contact persons;
  5. Collaborate with the three agency contacts to secure training space and presentation equipment (projectors, projection screens, flip charts, markers, etc.);
  6. Collaborate with the agency contact persons for program attendance lists; and 
  7. Attend the three Correctional Case Management for Jails training programs with the NIC program manager. 


The goal of this cooperative agreement is to collaboratively provide Correctional Case Management for Jails training to three correctional agencies. Effective coordination and support include providing skilled instructors, host agency logistics, and communications to support the three deliveries.


The objectives of this cooperative agreement is for the delivery of Correctional Case Management for Jails training regionally to three agencies selected by the NIC program manager.

The delivery of Correctional Case Management for Jails will enable the agency to:

  1. Familiarize participants with the fundamentals of correctional case management in jails;
  2. Review the stages of case management;
  3. Emphasize the importance of standardized documentation in the delivery of jail services;
  4. Understand the roles that intake, classification, and counselor and case management staff play from intake screening to discharge planning to reentry back to the community;
  5. Be familiar with a person’s “story” so that the agency may intervene with that person when difficult situations or thoughts arise;
  6. Help a person become aware of all facets of the criminal justice system that will affect his or her stay; and
  7. Allow service providers to speak with incarcerated people and document their experience using the same language in jails across the country

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  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria
NIC invites applications from nonprofit organizations (including faith-based, community, and tribal organizations), for-profit organizations (including tribal for-profit organizations), and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education). Recipients, including for-profit organizations, must agree to waive any profit or fee for services.

Proof of 501(c) (3) status as determined by the Internal Revenue Service or an authorizing tribal resolution is required.

NIC welcomes applications that involve two or more entities; however, one eligible entity must be the applicant and the others must be proposed as subrecipients. The applicant must be the entity with primary responsibility for administering the funding and managing the entire program.

The applicant for this solicitation should demonstrate at least 8 years of corrections experience, with an understanding of classification, programs, intake, security, and disciplinary procedures in a jail.

Foreign governments, international organizations, and non-governmental international organizations/institutions are not eligible to apply.

Foreign Travel is not allowed unless prior written approval is received from Awarding Agency (NIC). Equipment purchases are not allowed. Construction is not an allowable activity.

Unless specifically listed in Section A, NIC will not fund incentives or Stipends.

Pre-Application Information
All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on February 12, 2024.

Applicants must register with prior to submitting an application. NIC encourages applicants to register several weeks before the application submission deadline. In addition, NIC urges applicants to submit applications 72 hours prior to the application due date. opportunity page:

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants

Estimated Size of Grant
Up to $90,000

Term of Contract
12-month project period, beginning on March 27, 2024

Contact Information
For programmatic questions concerning this solicitation contact Sandora Cathcart, Correctional Program Specialist, National Institute of Corrections at

For technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726, or via e-mail to

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