Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $300,000)
OJJDP's Demonstration Programs Division Grants were established to provide grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance to organizations identified in the Conference Report to accompany the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117) -- H.R. Conf. Rep. No. 111-366.
The Model Programs Guide is an online database of evidenced-based juvenile justice programs. It is an easy-to-use tool that enables practitioners to locate programs/strategies to implement and facilitate funders' efforts to identify proven programs on which to base their priority funding decisions. Users may sort and search for programs cover the full range of juvenile justice services continuum from prevention to reentry in a variety of ways, including program type, risk factors of interest, client age or race, and program setting. For each program in the database, information is provided on the nature of the program, the age range it serves, the evaluation methods used, evaluation findings, references, and contact information for a lead point of contact associated with the program. This cooperative agreement award is for the maintenance and enhancement of the Guide to maximize its utility to the field.