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Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC)Reduction Strategy Grant Program 2010

Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC)
Reduction Strategy Grant Program 2010

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Criminal Justice Services, Division of (OJJDP)

Deadline Date:

05/12/10 12:00 PM

Description:

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Funded projects must include a model centered on strong leadership from local government with a clearly designated person who will bring together and manage the efforts of local stakeholders. Projects should focus on identifying and understanding the local DMC problem, gathering tools and resources needed to address the problem, developing and implementing a strategic DMC reduction plan, and producing a final report to document all the aforementioned activities. Efforts should complement and enhance state-wide DMC reduction initiatives. Local leadership and coordination are essential aspects of a successful proposal. Funded projects will be assisted in their efforts by the W. Haywood Burns Institute and the NYS DMC Coordinator.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 123666

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$200,000

Number of Grants:

2

Term of Contract:

12 months

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Not-for-profit agencies, state agencies and units of local government in localities with significant minority populations and with demonstrated disproportionate minority contact within their juvenile justice system. A unit of local government is defined as any city, county, town, borough, parish, village, or other general purposes political subdivision of a State, and any Native American Nation which performs law enforcement functions as determined by the Secretary of the Interior.

Pre-Application Information:

County level DMC data for many New York State counties can be accessed through the OJJDP DMC RRI Web-based Data Entry System, at the following link: http://www.ojjdp.dmcdata.org. As a first time user to the DMC web-based system, you will need to register onto the system as a Guest User. Guest Account registration includes information specific to the individual user as well as his/her associated agency. You will receive an e-mail with specific access information once your guest registration has been approved. Please note that Guest Registrations may take up to 24 hours for approval from OJJDP.

The only attachments that will be accepted are: any letters of support or MOU’s (memorandums of understanding) with collaborating project partners, a Word document containing the completed application, and the letter of commitment from the lead agency indicating a willingness to collaborate with DCJS and to receive technical assistance from the W. Haywood Burns Institute throughout the contract period.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Schellie Tedesco, Juvenile Justice Unit, Office of Program Development and Funding, Division of Criminal Justice Services, Four Tower Place - 3rd Fl., Albany, NY 12203-3764, (518) 457-3670

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