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OJJDP FY 2013 Title II Formula Grants Program

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

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

Date Created: September 16, 2013