Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $400,336)
The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act and funds are made available as a result of the FY 2016 Department of Justice appropriations. 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; prevention; and activities to address the core requirements and improvement of juvenile justice system operations and policies, as found in section 223(a)(9) of the JJDP Act.
The State of South Dakota will use the FY 2016 Title II Formula Grant funds consistent with federal requirements and the FY 2015 3-Year Plan and the designated state agency, the SD Department of Corrections, will ensure that sub grantees use funds consistent with Title II requirements and program purpose areas.
South Dakota will allocate funds toward the following program purpose areas: 06 Delinquency Prevention, 19 Compliance Monitoring, 20 Deinstitutionalization of Status Offenders, 21 Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC), 24 Indian Tribe Programs, 26 Jail Removal, 27 Juvenile Justice System Improvement, 28 Planning and Administration, 31 Separation of Juveniles from Adult Inmates, and 32 State Advisory Group.