CAPCOG’s Criminal Justice Program is designated by the Office of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Division (CJD) for regional coordination efforts on the subject in the 10-county State Planning Region 12 area.
Donor Name: Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG)
Counties: Bastrop County (TX), Blanco County (TX), Burnet County (TX), Caldwell County (TX), Fayette County (TX), Hays County (TX), Lee County (TX), Llano County (TX), Travis County (TX), Williamson County (TX)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/10/2022
Grant Size: $10,000
Grant Duration: 12 months
The program provides technical assistance to applicants for CJD grant funding opportunities to include criminal justice, juvenile justice and victim services-related programming. CAPCOG’s Criminal Justice Program and Criminal Justice Advisory Committee review and update or create a regional strategic criminal justice plan annually. The program also facilitates the grant application scoring process through the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee.
Funding may be used to provide additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance, and information systems for criminal justice purposes, including for any one or more of the following:
- Law enforcement;
- Crime Prevention;
- Corrections and community corrections;
- Reentry; and
- Assessment and Evaluation;
- Minimum: $10,000
- Maximum: None
- Match Requirement: None
- Projects must begin on or after 10/01/2022 and may not exceed a 12-month project period.
- Applications may be submitted by state agencies, public and private institutions of higher education, independent school districts, Native American tribes, councils of governments, non-profit corporations (including hospitals and faith-based organizations), and units of local government, which are defined as a non-statewide governmental body with the authority to establish a budget and impose taxes.
- All applications submitted by local law enforcement agencies/offices must be submitted by a unit of government affiliated with the agency, including an authorizing resolution from that unit of. For example, police departments must apply under their municipal government, and community supervision and corrections departments, district attorneys, and judicial districts must apply through their affiliated county government (or one of the counties, in the case of agencies that serve more than one county).
For more information, visit Criminal Justice Grant Program.