Funding opportunities for Buncombe County’s Juvenile Crime Prevention Council’s programs available

Press release from Buncombe County:

The Buncombe County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) is now accepting proposals for fiscal year 2024-25 with $73,357 in state funding for local nonprofits and public agencies working to serve youth involved in the juvenile justice system. The JCPC addresses the gaps in youth services by promoting intervention, treatment, and aftercare strategies and programs that support youth, strengthen families, and advance community safety. Click here for Request for Proposals (RFP)

The JCPC is seeking innovative projects designed to address identified needs in our community highlighted in the linked Summary Risk & Needs Report, December, 2023. Based on these factors and possible gaps in the Continuum of Services, the following program types will be considered for funding:

  1. Comprehensive Clinical Assessments (CCAs)/Individual or Group Counseling/Substance Use Counseling Services
  2. Restorative Services/Restorative Justice

Applicants should provide program services that are shown to be effective with youth and families involved with the juvenile justice system (see NCDPS JCPC Minimum Standards here). Services should be outcome-based, have an evaluation component, and demonstrate an awareness and sensitivity to Racial and Ethnic Disparities that exist in the County.

Important information for the grant application process:

  • Program application orientation workshops will be virtually on Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 10-11 a.m. or Friday, Feb. 9 from 1-2 p.m. New applicants are required to attend (prior applicants may also attend). Contact Lorraine Williams, NCDPS Area Consultant, at or 828-405-4056 to register.
  • Applications are due Monday, March 5, 2024, by 5 p.m. Application information available here. Applications must be submitted online in NC ALLIES and by submitting 18 hard copies to 200 College St., Suite 300, Asheville, 28801.
  • ­­­­Applicants will be required to present their proposal during an all-day Allocations Hearing on Wednesday, March 13 online or in-person at the 1stfloor conference room of 200 College St., Asheville.
  • All applications must include the required 30% grant match requirements.

For more info, please contact:

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