Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $1,779,000)
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.
The State's Title II FY 2010 application presents the FY 2010 plan for implementation of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, in Michigan. The application includes a description of the structure and function of the Michigan Juvenile Justice System, updates juvenile crime problems and juvenile justice needs, and addresses plans for compliance with the four core requirements. The following program areas will be funded with Title II grant funds: #1-Aftercare/Reentry, #6-Monitoring for Compliance, #7-Court Services, #9-Delinquency Prevention, #10-Disproportionate Minority Contact, #13-Gender Specific/Female Services, #19-Juvenile Justice System Improvement, #20-Juvenile Mental Health, #22-Native American Pass-Through, #23-Planning and Administration, #27-School Programs, and #31-State Advisory Group.