Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 96-1-.01 - Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Treatment

(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.
(3) 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
O.C.G.A. Sec. 49-5-135 and 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: July 29, 1994. Submitted: Nov. 29, 1994. Submitted: May 25, 1995. Submitted: Grant description entitled "Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Treatment Formula Grants" received Dec. 15, 1995. Submitted: July 16, 1996. Submitted: Dec. 11, 1996. Submitted: Aug. 18, 1997. Submitted: Grant description entitled "Juvenile Delinquency Prevention and Treatment" received Dec. 19, 1997. Submitted: May 29, 1998. Submitted: July 12, 1999. Submitted: Dec. 6, 1999. Submitted: June 22, 2000. Submitted: Jan. 12, 2001. Submitted: May 29, 2001. Submitted: Dec. 20, 2001. Submitted: Jan. 10, 2003. Submitted: Aug. 7, 2003. Submitted: Dec. 16, 2003. Submitted: Dec. 22, 2004. Submitted: Aug. 2, 2005. Submitted: Jan. 3, 2006. Submitted: June 12, 2006. Submitted: Dec. 21, 2006. Submitted: June 18, 2007. Submitted: Dec. 27, 2007. Submitted: July 16, 2008. Submitted: Mar. 26, 2009.

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