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National Girls Initiative (NGI) Innovation Awards

Awards and Requirements


The NGI Innovation Award term will be 12–18 months. The number of awards made will be based on proposals submitted. Minimum award amounts will be $25,000 to a maximum award of $100,000. Awards will be made as NGI subgrants. Funding is contingent on future funding of the grant from OJJDP to AIR.


Award recipients will be required to:

  1. Participate in: a Peer-to-Peer Learning Network that will include at least one in-person meeting with other Innovation Award recipients; an NGI staff site visit; monthly conference calls; scheduled webinars; and other opportunities to share resources with other NGI Innovation Award recipients.

  2. Submit quarterly reports and a final report summarizing project activities and progress.

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