(1) PURPOSE. The purpose of this grant
program is to provide funds for the prevention and control of juvenile
delinquency; deinstitutionalization of juvenile offenders; provision of total
separation of juvenile and adult offenders; the establishment of
community-based programs; youth-oriented law enforcement; and improvement in
opportunities for at-risk children and youth and their families.
(2) TERMS AND CONDITIONS. Grant recipients
are required to submit quarterly progress reports outlining project activities,
number and composition of participating youth and progress in meeting project
goals. Grant funds are administered on a reimbursement basis only. Recipients
must comply with federal and state financial regulations relating to purchases,
contracts, audit requirements and the maintenance of financial records. A final
evaluation report must be submitted and approved by GOCF staff prior to final
reimbursement of grant funds.
ELIGIBLE RECIPIENTS. Eligible applicants for the Spring 2009 cycle include
current programs who are seeking 2nd or
3rd year funding. Continuation applicants include
local governments, state government, school systems and private, non-profit
organizations and will be notified directly of application procedures. Note:
federal law requires that a minimum of 66 2/3 percent of federal funds must
pass through local governments and non-profit groups.
(4) AWARD CRITERIA. Completed proposals
contain a project narrative outlining statement of need, county juvenile data,
goals and objectives, methods, evaluation and a continuation plan; detailed
budget narrative; signed certifications; letters of support; and most recent
audit (non-profit groups only). Continuation JJ applicants must comply with
specific programmatic requirements published in the 2009 Juvenile Justice
Continuation Request for Proposals.
(5) DIRECTIONS AND DEADLINES FOR APPLYING.
Specific directions are contained in the 2009 Juvenile Justice Continuation
Request for Proposals and Application Kit, which are available electronically
upon request. Juvenile justice continuation applications are due March 3, 2009,
and all eligible applicants will receive advance notice. Interested parties
should contact Joe Vignati, Justice Programs Coordinator, 55 Park Place, NE,
Suite 410, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, (404) 656-5183 or e-mail at
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 96-1-.01
P.L. 93-415; 88 Stat. 1109, Juvenile Justice and
Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974.
Original grant description
entitled "Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Treatment" submitted
January 3, 1994.
Submitted: Grant description entitled "Juvenile
Delinquency Prevention and Treatment Formula Grants" received
Dec. 15, 1995.
1997. Submitted: Grant description entitled "Juvenile Delinquency
Prevention and Treatment" received Dec. 19, 1997.