Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $12,500)
The Title V Community Prevention Grants Program intends to reduce risks and enhance protective factors to prevent at-risk youth from entering the juvenile justice systems and to intervene with first-time and non-serious offenders to keep them out of the juvenile justice system.
The Government of Guam, Department of Youth Affairs (DYA) plans to use FY 2011 Title V funds to support community efforts in the planning, coordination and implementation of programs, services and activities that are geared towards the reduction of delinquency, promotion of youth development, strengthening family units, and increasing opportunities that fosters a healthy and nurturing environment that will lead to the development of responsible and productive citizens. The DYA will announce the availability of funds through interagency correspondence and the local newspaper to units of local government which include the 19 villages in Guam. Priority of funding will be given to the applicant that demonstrates the ability to develop data-driven prevention plans and evidence-based strategies. DYA expects to award one grant and will collect data from the subgrantee on a quarterly basis for the required OJJDP performance measures. NCA/NCF