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Formula Grant Title II Application for Iowa

Award Information

Award #
2013-MU-FX-0024
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2013
Total funding (to date)
$799,048

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $405,381)

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; disproportionate minority contact; juvenile justice issues for Native 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.

Iowa's Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Agency (CJJPA) and the State Advisory Group (SAG) will allocate most of FY 2013 Formula Grant Award to the Juvenile Court Services in each of the State's eight judicial districts to support Strategic Community Planning or local delinquency programming such as: tracking and monitoring services, life skills, day treatment, substance abuse prevention/treatment, mental health services, school based liaisons, and cognitive programming. Funds will also be used to support training and speaking opportunities to further its DMC efforts and gender specific services. Additionally, juvenile justice system improvement will be funded to support the Transition Decision Making (YTDM) for Juvenile Offenders; Iowa Youth Survey; and, Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development (ICYD) Council.

NCA/NCF

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 through a range of administration, compliance and program activities including those that address juvenile justice issues for Native American Indian tribes.

The Iowa Criminal and Justice Planning Agency will use FY14 Title II funds to serve the state's delinquent youth population by passing dollars through to the statewide system of Juvenile Court Services offices, infusing a youth development approach into planning and funding community-based services. The State of Iowa will also use funds to support DMC-related activities and specific events or activities to further its Gender Specific Services Task Force efforts. In addition, funds will be used to support ongoing compliance monitoring activities and related research and evaluation. The following program areas have been designated to further these goals: (6) Compliance Monitoring; (10) DMC; (13) Gender Services; (35) Strategic Community Planning; (23) Planning and Administration; and (31) State Advisory Group. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 16, 2013