Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2019, $725,648)
The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act. The purpose of this program is to support state and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements. Supported activities and efforts 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 as found in section 223(a) of the JJDP Act.
The State of Maryland, Governors Office of the State Advisory Group, and the Governors Office of Crime Control & Prevention will use its FY 2019 Title II funding to support: Aftercare/Reentry, Juvenile Justice System Improvement, Delinquency Prevention, and Community-Based Programs and Services. NCA/NCF
- Training and Technical Assistance for the Formula Grants Program
- Next Steps for Success Pilot: Transitional Housing Program Serving Youth in Two Oregon Counties
- District of Columbia FY2022 Title II Formula Grant Year 2 of 3 will support DC's JJsystem and partners in providing programs, improving policies, and facilitating multi-system coordinationefforts.