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Illinois JJDPA Formula Grant Application

Award Information

Award #
2010-JF-FX-0020
Location
Awardee County
Sangamon
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2010
Total funding (to date)
$2,366,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $2,366,000)

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.

Specifically, the State of Illinois has identified the following priority areas:

- Disproportionate Minority Contact
- Alternatives to Detention
- Gender-Specific Services
- Advocacy

Additional program areas to be funded with 2010 Title II funds include the following:

- Compliance Monitoring
- Juvenile Justice System Improvement
- Jail Removal
- Substance Abuse
- Mental Health Services

NCA/NCF

Date Created: July 13, 2010