Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 96-1-.02 - Title V Prevention

(1) PURPOSE. The purpose of this grant program is to provide funds for the development and initiation of delinquency prevention activities targeting youth who have had or are likely to have contact with the juvenile justice system. The ultimate objective of this grant program is to prevention youth from entering the juvenile justice system by addressing a variety of risk factors such as youth violence, school failure, teenage pregnancy and substance abuse.
(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 Council staff prior to final reimbursement of grant funds. Grant recipients must provide 50% matching non-federal cash and/or in-kind funds.
(3) ELIGIBLE RECIPIENTS. Eligible applicants for the Spring 2008 cycle include current programs who are seeking their 2nd year of funding. Applicants include county boards of commissioners who have established a local children and youth coalition and who have completed a comprehensive three-year prevention plan for the county based on an assessment of local risk factors and resources. Coalition members must oversee the implementation of the program. In order to receive these federal funds, the applying county must be in compliance with the status offender detention mandate.
(4) AWARD CRITERIA. Completed proposals contain a project narrative outlining statement of need, goals and objectives, methods, evaluation and a continuation plan; detailed budget narrative; signed certifications; and letters of support. Applicants must comply with specific programmatic requirements published in the Council's 2008 Request for Proposals.
(5) DIRECTIONS AND DEADLINES FOR APPLYING. Specific directions are contained in the Council's 2008 Request for Proposals and Application Kit. The booklets are available by request and at the Council's web site ( Applications are due March 3, 2008 by 5:00 p.m. Interested parties should contact the Council office at 3408 Covington Highway, 4th Floor, Decatur, Georgia 30032, (404) 508-6574.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 96-1-.02
O.C.G.A. Sec. 49-5-135 and Title V of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended.
Original grant description entitled "Title V Prevention" submitted July 29, 1994. Submitted: May 25, 1995. Submitted: Grant description entitled "Title V Prevention Grants" received Dec. 15, 1995. Submitted: July 16, 1996. Submitted: Dec. 11, 1996. Submitted: Aug. 18, 1997. Submitted: 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: Grant description entitled "Title V Prevention" received Dec. 22, 2004. Submitted: Jan. 3, 2006. Submitted: June 12, 2006. Submitted: Dec. 21, 2006. Submitted: Dec. 27, 2007.

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