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  NCJ Number: NCJ 241293     Find in a Library
  Title: Faith and Communities in Action: A Resource Guide for Increasing Partnership Opportunities to Prevent Crime and Violence
  Document URL: PDF 
  Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice, Ctr for Faith-Based and Community Partnerships
United States of America
  Date Published: 03/2013
  Page Count: 44
  Annotation: This guide provides information to faith- and community-based organizations on developing important and sustainable partnerships to prevent and reduce crime in their neighborhoods.
  Abstract: On December 12, 2002, President George W. Bush signed Executive Order 13279 calling for equal treatment of faith-based and community groups that apply for Federal funding. This order states that religious organizations will be treated on an equal basis with secular organizations in all grant determinations and administration. In response to the Executive Order, this guide was subsequently produced to provide information to faith- and community-based organizations on how best to build capacity, improve partnerships, and effectively apply for and manage grants. The emphasis in this guide is placed on the importance of developing solid partnerships because the challenge to tackle tough, ongoing issues is nearly impossible without them. Useful strategies for faith based and community groups to succeed together are examined. Tables, figures, bibliography, and a list of resources
  Main Term(s): Faith-Based Crime Prevention Programs
  Index Term(s): Grants or contracts ; Crime prevention measures ; Funding sources ; Crime prevention education ; Federal
  Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 2010-MU-BX-K073
  Type: Citizen Involvement Material
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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