GRANT TITLE: JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT (JAG)
OVERVIEW: The purpose of the JAG Program is to improve the criminal justice system with specific emphasis on drug-related and violent crimes. The JAG Program provides Oklahoma with the flexibility to prioritize and place justice funds where most needed.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for funding, an applicant must be a(n): a) State Agency; b) Unit of local Government (i.e., city, county, or town); c) Tribal Government; or d) Private, Non-profit Community - Based Organization.
PURPOSE AREAS: There are seven purpose areas under which JAG applications may fall. Each funding year, the Justice Assistance Grant Board prioritizes funding under these purpose areas. The purpose areas are:
- Law Enforcement Programs
- Prosecution and Court Programs
- Prevention and Education Programs
- Corrections and Community Corrections Programs
- Drug Treatment Programs
- Planning, Evaluation, and Technology Improvement Programs
- Crime Prevention and Witness Programs (Other Than Compensation)
BOARD PRIORITIES: The JAG Board, comprised of 16 voting and non-voting members, is charged with reviewing grant proposals and determining awards for the grant funds. Although there are six allowable purpose areas under the JAG, the Board will establish the specific priorities for funding. The application will specify the priority areas and only applications within these areas will be considered.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION: The grant will open on February 6, 2015, and the application is due March 6, 2015.
GRANT NOTIFICATION: To be placed on the mailing list to receive a Notice of Availability of Funds when funds become available, contact the Federal Grants Division, at 405/264-5008 or email Laura Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name, agency name, mailing address, and grant name for which you want to receive the Notice of Availability of Funds.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Jerry George, Grant Programs Specialist,Federal Grants Division, at 405/264-5008 or via email at email@example.com.