The Alexander County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) is currently accepting proposals for prospective funding partners for the 2017-18 fiscal year.
The JCPC has studied the risk factors and needs of Juvenile Court involved youth in Alexander County and has developed a Request for Proposals (RFP) that will guide non-profit organizations in applying to receive funding for their programs and services.
In their annual Request for Proposals, the Alexander JCPC has announced that they will consider requests for funding the following:
Substance Abuse Assessment
Substance Abuse Counseling
Sex Offender Evaluation & Treatment
Home Based Family Counseling
Individual, Group, & Family Counseling
Temporary Shelter Care
Parent/Family Skill Building Programs
Interpersonal Skill Building Programs
The Alexander JCPC anticipates funds from the NC Dept. of Public Safety in the amount of $112,275 to fund programs that will meet the needs delinquent and at risk youth and their families. The use of these funds in Alexander County requires a local match in the amount of 30%, this match may be either monetary or in kind with proper documentation.
According to Alexander JCPC Chairperson, Carrie Nitzu, designee for District Attorney Sarah Kirkman, the Council hopes to receive a wide variety of proposals, emphasizing that both traditional services and innovative programs are needed to address the challenges faced in our communities.
“Our program partners are a vital part of the JCPC’s statewide mission of finding community based solutions that fit the needs of each of the 100 counties in North Carolina,” Nitzu explained. “In Alexander County, we welcome proposals that offer new ideas and creative techniques for making a lasting impact on the lives of the youth and families we serve. We encourage local and regional applicants to think outside the box and present their best ideas for addressing the risks and needs that are unique to Alexander residents.”
Local public agencies, all 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, and local housing authorities who meet the criteria outlined in the RFP will be considered for funding.
Proposed program services should target the following risk factors for delinquency or repeat delinquency: Substance Abuse/Use, School Problems, Assaultive Behaviors, Pro-social peer rejection and youth association with others who are involved in delinquent/criminal activity, Parent/Guardian/Custodian supervision skills
In order to apply for FY 2017-18 JCPC funding, prospective partners must complete and submit an application online by accessing NC ALLIES. Please read and follow all instructions at the following link: https://cp.ncdjjdp.org/CP/
After submitting the application electronically, print and submit 5 hard copies to:
Miranda Burgin, Alexander JCPC Administrative Assistant
621 Liledoun Road
Taylorsville, NC, 28681
The RFP may also be viewed on the Alexander County website: http://alexandercountync.gov/news/
Private non-profits are also required to submit No Over Due Tax forms, Conflict of Interest Statements, and proof of 501(c)(3) status.
For further information or technical assistance with applying for JCPC funds in Alexander County, contact P. Scott Stoker, Div. of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, Area Consultant, at (704) 603 6833, ext. 25.