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Title II Formula Grant

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $530,085)

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.

The WA-PCJJ established its Strategic Framework and Mission & Guiding Principles, and conducted a needs assessment to develop its priorities for the 2012 -2014 OJJDP comprehensive 3-year plan.

The SAG selected the following priority areas:
Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Aftercare/ReEntry
Alternatives to Detention
Delinquency Prevention
Juvenile Justice System Improvement
American Indian Pass-Through
Compliance Monitoring
State Advisory Group


Date Created: September 15, 2013