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BMIC Child Advocacy Center Purpose Area 6

Award Information

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Competitive Discretionary
Congressional District
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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $407,603)

The Bay Mills Indian Community requested funding to improve the investigation, prosecution, and handling of child abuse particularly cases of child sexual abuse by establishing a local child advocacy center (CAC) for trained professionals to conduct forensic interviews.  Funding will be used to pay for salary and fringe benefits of a full-time forensic interviewer and a part-time CAC Manager/Assistant; travel accommodations to attend OVC required training and other local and national conferences; purchase program and general office supplies; pay for CAC of Michigan membership fees, maintenance of CAC, and indirect cost expenses.

Date Created: September 27, 2023