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NCJ Number: 179136 Find in a Library
Title: OJJDP Formula Grants Program
Author(s): Heidi M. Hsia
Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: November 1999
Page Count: 2
Sponsoring Agency: Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
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Publication Number: FS-99122
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Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF|Text
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This fact sheet summarizes the amounts, eligibility requirements, program areas, and award process for the Formula Grants program administered by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to support State and local juvenile delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements.
Abstract: The program began in 1975 and provides funds to the 50 States, 5 territories, and the District of Columbia on the basis of their proportionate population under age 18. Congress appropriated $89 million for the program in fiscal year 1999. States must commit to achieve and maintain compliance with the requirements for status offender deinstitutionalization, separation of juveniles from adult offenders, adult jail and lockup removal, and disproportionate minority confinement. Funded areas include planning and administration, State advisory groups, compliance monitoring, drug prevention, violence prevention, gang prevention, general juvenile delinquency prevention, police support, and other programs. Address, telephone and fax numbers, e-mail, and Internet sources of further information
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Federal aid; Federal programs; Grants or contracts; Juvenile justice reform; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); State juvenile justice systems
Note: Ojjp Fact Sheet #122 November 1999
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