Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 96-1-.03 - Challenge Grants

(1) PURPOSE. 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 juveniles; and
(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 plan.
(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
O.C.G.A. Sec. 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: May 1, 1996. Submitted: Grant description entitled "Challenge Grants" received Aug. 18, 1997. Submitted: Dec. 19, 1997. Submitted: Dec. 6, 1999. Submitted: Jan. 12, 2001. Submitted: Dec. 20, 2001. Submitted: Jan. 10, 2003. Submitted: Dec. 16, 2003. Submitted: Dec. 22, 2004.

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