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OJJDP FY 2013 Title II Formula Grants Program

Award Information

Award #
2013-MU-FX-0130
Location
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2013
Total funding (to date)
$797,616

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $403,949)

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 designated state agency, South Dakota Department of Corrections, will ensure that subgrantees use funds consistent with Title II requirements and purpose areas.

South Dakota will allocate funds consistent with program purpose areas: Alternatives to Detention, Compliance Monitoring, Deinstitutionalization of Status Offenders, Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC), Jail Removal, Native American Programs, Planning and Administration, Separation, and State Advisory Group.

Activities that will be implemented to achieve the project goals and objectives include:
1)maintaining compliance with the core requirements of the JJDP Act by assisting counties in funding alternatives to secure detention and jail;
2) supporting Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative projects;
3) monitoring compliance with core requirements by inspecting facilities and collecting and verifying juvenile admission data;
4)supporting DMC intervention efforts including local DMC planning and early intervention and diversion programs;
5) funding Native American tribal juvenile justice programs and inter-tribal planning efforts; and
6) supporting the Council of Juvenile Services (State Supervisory Group for Title II program).

Progress toward goals and objectives will be measured through quarterly performance measure reporting. Staff of the Department of Corrections will submit required annual performance measure reports to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) through the Data Collection and Technical Assistance Tool (DCTAT) and the Grant Management System (GMS). 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 South Dakota Department of Corrections (DOC) will use FY14 Title II funds to support the following activities: maintain compliance with the core requirements of the JJDP Act by helping counties fund alternatives to secure detention and jail removal; support juvenile delinquency prevention projects; monitor compliance with core requirements by inspecting facilities and collecting and verifying juvenile admission data; support DMC intervention efforts including local DMC planning and early intervention and diversion programs; fund Native American Tribal juvenile justice programs and inter-tribal planning efforts; and support the South Dakota Council of Juvenile Services, which serves as the State advisory group for Title II programs. The following program areas have been designated to further these goals: (6) Compliance Monitoring; (8) Deinstitutionalization of Status Offenders; (9) Delinquency Prevention; (10) Disproportionate Minority Contact; (17) Jail Removal; (22) Indian Tribal Programs; (23) Planning and Administration; (28) Separation; and (31) State Advisory Group. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 16, 2013