Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Program One-Time Special Funding Initiative SOLICITATION 2017

This application kit is issued to solicit applications for the 2017 One-Time Special Fund Initiative for the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant (JABG) Program.  The goal of this funding initiative is to provide applicants with an opportunity to apply for funds to enhance existing juvenile justice programs or projects, as they relate to the JABG Program Purpose Areas (see page 9 of this application). 

Funds awarded for this initiative must be utilized only within the budget categories of Consultants, Travel Subsistence, Equipment, and/or Supplies and Other Expenses.  Awards will be considered on a competitive basis, and applicants must address all the key components outlined in this application kit to be eligible for consideration.  Please read this application kit carefully and thoroughly.

The JABG program requires that federal funds may not exceed 90% of the total program costs for all Program Purpose Areas.  A cash match of 10% the total program cost is required.  

Eligibility Requirements: 

Eligible applicants under this solicitation include Virginia local units of government, and state agencies. Non-profit, faith-based, and community organizations are encouraged to seek partnerships with their local units of government to apply.

ATTENTION COURT SERVICE UNITS:  The application process and due date contained herein are set by DCJS. These are not adjustable. Any requirements as may be established by the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) for submitting grants to agencies outside of DJJ are separate. For more information on DJJ requirements, see the DJJ Grants Manual which is available to guide applicants through the DJJ process.