Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Seeks Applicants for NC Division of Juvenile Justice Funding
Durham, NC –The Durham County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council is now accepting proposals for juvenile crime intervention/prevention programs to be supported by North Carolina Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) funds for the State Fiscal Year 2017-2018. These funds are allocated to Durham County to support community programs serving Durham County delinquent and at-risk youth, between the ages of 7 and 17, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017.
The NCDJJ priority for the use of these funds is to support community based programs that strengthen and expand needed juvenile court sanctions and treatment services. Programs requesting funding must address identified “Risk Factors” and should provide treatment, rehabilitation, and/or academic enhancement as prioritized by the Durham County JCPC as described in the RFP found on the Durham County Criminal Justice Resource Center website.
Any local public agency, private 501(c)3 non-profit organizations, or housing authority interested in applying for these funds must complete and submit application online by visiting https://cp.ncdjjdp.org/cp. Applicants needing additional assistance with the application process can view self-help videos on the webpage by clinking on the help tab.
To properly pursue funding, Durham applicants must attend a Mandatory Funding Application Training on Wednesday, March 15th, starting at 3:30 p.m. at the Criminal Justice Resource Center, at 326 E. Main Street in the multipurpose room. The deadline to submit application for grant funding offered in fiscal year 2017-2018 by DJJ is 5 p.m., on Monday, March 24th.
For questions about funding awarded by the DJJ, contact Walter Crews, Area Consultant, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice at (919) 214-2348.