The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority is soliciting proposals from county criminal justice and victim service agencies interested in maintaining or expanding multidisciplinary programs incorporating prosecution, county and/or local law enforcement, probation, and victim service agency partnerships. Grants will be made with Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) funds. A total of $3,250,000 in funding is available through this solicitation.
DEADLINE: September 21, 2018
At the June Board meeting it was discussed that the August Board Meeting is moving to Springfield for the VOCA All-Sites Conference. We are happy to announce that we have scheduled this meeting during our VOCA All-Sites Summit, so members can receive an update on the agency and ask questions alongside the providers who understand how our efforts affect their clients. ICJIA Board Meeting at VOCA All-Sites Conference it is scheduled for Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 10:45 AM to 12 PM at the Crowne Plaza Springfield, 3000 South Dirksen Parkway, Springfield, IL 62703.
The Adult Redeploy Illinois Oversight Board Regular Meeting is scheduled for Monday, August 20, 2018 at 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. At the following public sites: Thompson Center, Room 2-025, 100 W. Randolph, Chicago and at Stratton Building, Room 621, 401 S. Spring, Springfield.
The Adult Redeploy Illinois Oversight Board Performance Measurement Committee will meet on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 10 a.m. to Noon At the following public site: ICJIA, 300 W. Adams Street, 2nd Floor – Library Conference Room, Chicago IL 60606.
The Institutional Review Board will meet on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 2 PM to 3 PM at the offices of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, 300 W. Adams Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60606.
The Adult Redeploy Illinois Oversight Board Site Selection & Monitoring Committee will meet on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. At the following public site: ICJIA, 300 W. Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60606 - 2nd Floor – Small Conference Room.
The Coordinating Council Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the offices of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority 300 W. Adams, Suite 200, Large Conference Room Chicago, Illinois 60606.
The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA), the state administering agency for the federal Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG), is seeking public input on its federal fiscal year 2018 JAG application.
JAG allows state and local governments to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime and improve the criminal justice system. JAG funds have supported government programs to enforce Illinois drug laws, decrease the likelihood of violent crime, and improve the criminal justice system and its outcomes.
JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PURPOSE AREAS AND PRIORITIES
JAG funds can be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice in any of the following purpose areas:
In its application for these funds, ICJIA will submit a program narrative that includes a three-year strategic plan approved by the Authority Board. The strategic plan will guide the use of JAG funds to address these priorities through 2018:
REQUEST FOR INPUT
You are invited to comment on these priorities. All input will be considered. This is your opportunity to inform ICJIA of emerging criminal justice issues, crime problems, and possible interventions, and to help guide ICJIA’s administration of JAG funding.
Submit comments by e-mail, or U.S. mail. Submission of comments does not constitute an application for grant funding. All comments must be received by August 30, 2018.
Public comments may be e-mailed to Gregory.Stevens@Illinois.gov
Written public comments may be mailed to:
Federal & State Grants Unit
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
300 West Adams St., Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60606
Questions? Call Greg Stevens at 312-793-0890.