Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $150,000)
The OJJDP FY 09 Earmarks Programs further the Department's mission by providing grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, to organizations identified in the Explanatory Statement Regarding H.R. 1105 (Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009), 155 Cong. Rec. H1653 (daily ed. Feb. 23, 2009) (statement by Rep. Obey, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the House).
Sports Foundation, Inc. (SFI) will use funding for a positive alternative program titled 'The Passport to Success III.' The purpose of the program is to develop participant's good health habits, help them build strong bodies and minds, and delay the age of first participation in harmful antisocial behavior. The goal of the program is to prevent and reduce delinquent behavior and victimization, address the national problem of obesity/physical fitness/lack of education in schools, and provide early intervention and case management in the lives of 48 targeted middle school aged boys and girls. The program will offer 60 minute workshops, substance abuse prevention counseling, and 90 minute self testing.
The program will additionally offer 5 spot drill and physical fitness certificate activities that address risk factors of alienation, health and nutrition failure, low self- efficacy, etc. NCA/NCF