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Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Seeks Applicants for NC Division of Juvenile Justice Funding

Post Date:02/10/2020


Durham, NC –The Durham County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) is now accepting proposals for juvenile crime intervention/prevention programs to be funded by North Carolina Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) funds for the State Fiscal Year 2020-2021. These funds, in the amount of $701,101, are allocated to Durham County to support community programs serving delinquent and at-risk youth, between the ages of 7 and 17, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020.


The DJJ priority for the use of these State 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 “Request for Proposals” (RFP) found on the Durham County Criminal Justice Resource Center website.



Any local, public agency, 501 (c) (3) non-profit organizations, or housing authority interested in applying for these funds must complete and submit an online application by visiting Applicants needing additional assistance with the application process can view self-help videos on the webpage by clicking on the help tab.


The deadline to submit proposals for juvenile crime intervention/prevention programs to be funded by DJJ is March 31. To properly pursue funding, applicants must attend a Mandatory Funding Application Training on Thursday, March 10, from 1-2:30 p.m., at the Durham County Criminal Justice Resource Center, 326 East Main Street, Durham, North Carolina, 27701.   


For questions about funding awarded by the DJJ, contact Area Consultant for the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice Walter Crews at (919) 214-2348 or email






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