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FY 2013 Justice Assistance Grant Program

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $19,776,740)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions. Grant funds can be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice, including for any one or more of the following program areas: 1) law enforcement programs; 2) prosecution and court programs; 3) prevention and education programs; 4) corrections and community corrections programs; 5) drug treatment and enforcement programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and 7) crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation).

The California Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) will use the FY 2013 award to support one or more of the above program areas. Once the Board determines a new JAG four-year strategy and establishes the priorities for distributing the JAG funds, BSCC staff will develop the necessary Request(s) for Proposals to allocate JAG funds within the seven program purpose areas.


Date Created: August 1, 2013