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FY 2008 Title II Formula Grants Program

Award Information

Award #
2008-JF-FX-0019
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2008
Total funding (to date)
$600,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $581,000)

The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 2002. 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; juvenile justice issues for 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.
NCA/NCF

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; juvenile justice issues for 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.

Connecticut's 2008 Juvenile Justice Formula Grant Continuation Narrative presents the description of programs to be funded with 2008 Formula Grants Continuation funds. These funds total $19,000 of federal dollars, which brings the State of Connecticut's share of Formula Grants funds for FY 2008 up to the minimum state allocation of $600,000.

Funds are planned to support projects in the areas of planning and administration, and improving the system through research, training and technical assistance.
NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 1, 2008