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Formula Grant Title II Application for Iowa

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $405,381)

The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 1974, as amended. The purpose of this program is to support state and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements. Program areas may include: planning and administration; state advisory group allocation; compliance monitoring; disproportionate minority contact; juvenile justice issues for Native American Indian tribes; prevention of substance abuse by juveniles; prevention of serious and violent crimes by juveniles; prevention of juvenile gang involvement and illegal youth gang activities; prevention of delinquent acts and identification of youth at risk of delinquency; and improvement of juvenile justice system operations, policies, and procedures including establishing a system of graduated sanctions, treatment programs, and aftercare.

Iowa's Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Agency (CJJPA) and the State Advisory Group (SAG) will allocate most of FY 2013 Formula Grant Award to the Juvenile Court Services in each of the State's eight judicial districts to support Strategic Community Planning or local delinquency programming such as: tracking and monitoring services, life skills, day treatment, substance abuse prevention/treatment, mental health services, school based liaisons, and cognitive programming. Funds will also be used to support training and speaking opportunities to further its DMC efforts and gender specific services. Additionally, juvenile justice system improvement will be funded to support the Transition Decision Making (YTDM) for Juvenile Offenders; Iowa Youth Survey; and, Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development (ICYD) Council.


Date Created: September 16, 2013