CJCC Grants Management administers funding for criminal and juvenile justice programs in Lucas County. Lucas County, through the CJCC, is one of three urban counties in Ohio that provides local administration of federal criminal justice grants. The CJCC administers over $1 million of grants annually and assures that money is spent according to local, state and federal guidelines. The grants are awarded to units of local government and non-profit social service agencies to implement new and innovative programs in the following areas (click to view):
In 1974, Congress passed the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act that created the Title II Formula Grant Program. The Ohio Department of Youth Services (ODYS) has been designated by the Governor to administer this program in Ohio.Purpose:
The purpose of the Title II program is to assist communities in addressing juvenile crime and delinquency at the local level.Program Areas:
Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC)
Grants staff coordinates local funding plans with the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS), Ohio Department of Youth Services (ODYS) and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). Staff monitors the operations of all awarded grants and provides technical assistance to subgrantees and prospective grant applicants. During the project’s funding period, financial and performance reports are submitted for CJCC staff review to ensure that projects are spending within grant guidelines and are on target toward meeting their intended goals. Staff conducts project site visits to assure compliance with federal, state and local program guidelines and to assess progress toward stated goals and objectives.
To find out more about the federal grant programs listed above and to learn more about local programs please contact CJCC Grants Staff: