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Discretionary Competitive Program Announcements and Application Kit, FY (Fiscal Year) 1994

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172 pages
This report presents the discretionary competitive program announcements of the Federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for fiscal year 1994, along with application forms and procedures as well as administrative requirements.
A description of application and administrative requirements encompasses eligibility and application requirements, the application review process, the discretionary grant continuation policy, financial requirements, civil rights requirements, certification regarding lobbying, audit requirements, disclosure of Federal participation, and the suspension or termination of funding. The listings of programs announced for competitive grant applications are presented under the broad headings of delinquency prevention, community-based alternatives, and improvement of the juvenile justice system. Programs included under delinquency prevention pertain to mental health in the juvenile justice system, law-related education in juvenile justice settings, and innovative approaches in law-related education. Programs announced under community- based alternatives pertain to the promotion of alternative programs for juvenile female offenders; a treatment program for serious, violent, and chronic juvenile offenders; and a field-initiated research program. Programs pertinent to improvement of the juvenile justice system include studies of violence committed by or against juveniles, training for line staff in juvenile corrections and detention, a comprehensive response to America's gang problem, performance-based standards for juvenile detention and corrections, training and technical support for State and local jurisdictional teams, and evaluation of intensive community-based aftercare demonstration and technical assistance program. The format for each program announcement is purpose, background, goals, objectives, program strategy, products, references, eligibility requirements, selection criteria, award period, award amount, due date, and contact person. Appended application form and instructions, peer review information, certifications, contact lists, excerpts from the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, and extra blank forms