Grant: $3,016,863 - Department of Justice - Aug. 12, 2009
0% voted satisfied - 100% voted not satisfied - 1 vote(s) cast
Award Description: The Recovery Act will inject $787 billion into the economy, providing jobs and much needed resources for states and local communities. Among these resources is more than $4 billion for state and local law enforcement and other criminal and juvenile justice activities. JAG funds may be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, information systems for criminal justice, and criminal justice-related research and evaluation activities that will improve or enhance: Law enforcement programs, Prosecutions and court programs, Corrections and community corrections programs, Drug treatment and enforcement programs, Planning/evaluation/technology improvement programs, and Crime victim and witness program (other than compensation).
Project Description: The city of Jacksonville will allocate its Fiscal Year 2009 Recovery Act JAG award among six community programs previously funded under the Jacksonville Journey: Take a Step Program. Funds will be used to retain positions and preserve the program services administered in the community (target population: ex-offenders/juveniles) by approved non-profits and city departments. A contract will be executed with all non-city providers who have secured competitive bids for the Jacksonville Journey program to provide employment and training services to ex-offenders and at-risk youth.
Jobs Summary: There were no jobs created during the first quarter of this grant. The City of Jacksonville anticipates job creation during the second quarter of the project October 1, 2009-December 31, 2009. (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Not Started
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