Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $75,000)
The OJJDP FY 10 Earmarks Program furthers 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 Conference Report to accompany the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (P.L. 111-117), H.R. Conf. Rep. No. 111-366 at 702-714.
The Boys and Girls Club of Cairo/Grady County at Holder Park Youth Resource Center aims to enable all youths, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Boys and Girls Club of Cairo provides a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; life-enhancing programs and character development experiences; and hope and opportunity. The Club will implement an after-school program targeting at-risk youth between the ages of 6 and 14. The program will provide tutoring, help with homework and focused instruction on academics. The grantee will report performance measures to OJJDP such as the number of youth served by the after-school program and the number of youth that graduate to the next grade. NCA/NCF