The purpose of this grant program is twofold:
(1) to establish community-based alternatives
to detention programs, and develop criteria for the appropriate placement of
(2) to implement a
gender-specific program for female youth in the Department of Juvenile
Justice's District 3 region.
(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.
(3) ELIGIBLE RECIPIENTS. Juvenile courts,
county governments, and the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.
(4) AWARD CRITERIA. Applicants must submit a
proposal containing a project narrative outlining statement of need, goals and
objectives, methods, and evaluation, budget narrative, and continuation
(5) DIRECTIONS AND DEADLINES
FOR APPLYING. Requests for information should be addressed to Suzanne Luker,
Interagency Program Manager, Children and Youth Coordinating Council, 3408
Covington Highway, 4th Floor, Decatur, Georgia
30032, (404) 508-6577 or e-mail at
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 96-1-.03
49-5-135 and Title II of the
Juvenile Justice and Prevention Act of 1974.
Original grant description
entitled "Challenge Grant" submitted July 18, 1995.
Submitted: Grant description entitled "Challenge
Grants" received Aug. 18, 1997.