Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice suggests grant method is open for grants to aid at-danger youth

Gov. Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Office of Juvenile Justice have announced that purposes will be readily available April 12 to utilize for extra than $340,000 in grant funding for the 2018 Title II Components Grants Plan via the Business of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). The system is administered by the United States Section of Justice.

“This funding is crucial as our condition functions to preserve low-amount juvenile offenders out of the felony justice technique,” explained Gov. Beshear. “Unfortunately, youth violence and prison action is increasing nationwide. We must do anything we can as a Commonwealth to avert at-danger youth from getting to be delinquent and from entering the juvenile justice program by intervening with initial-time and non-really serious offenders.”

The 2018 Title II Method Grants Application is designed accessible to support condition and area governments in addressing juvenile criminal offense by way of specialized assistance, exploration, instruction, evaluation and effective applications for intervention.

Eligible applicants include things like general public agencies and nonprofit programs. Regional units of federal government (i.e. town or county) and personal not-for-income businesses might implement for these cash that provide immediate treatment solutions to discernable at-chance youth, ages 10 to 16. These resources must be made use of to guidance collaborative, local community-based delinquency prevention efforts that are developed to hold at-risk youth and very low-degree non-significant offenders from coming into or re-moving into the juvenile justice process.

All purposes need to be submitted on the web by way of Intelligrants (IG), the Justice and General public Protection Cabinet’s electronic Grants Management Technique. New applicants will be required to set up an account and turn out to be acquainted with the process effectively in progress of the thanks day. Applicants really should also notice that validating a new user account calls for 48 to 72 hours.

Apps are thanks by May well 17 at 6 p.m. EST and awards are predicted to be announced in June.

Aid with the software method might be obtained by calling Grants Management team at [email protected].