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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Grant Process PY2019 Regional Strategic Criminal Justice Plan CJD PY2019 Funding Priorities
Criminal Justice Advisory Committee CJD CAPCOG Region Data Packet for PY 2019 Previous CJD Plan Years
Criminal Justice Resources Other Criminal Justice Grants CJAC PY2019 Policy Statement

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. 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. Each year application scoring done by the committee is based on local, regional and state priorities.

Plan Year 2020 | Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division, funding opportunities

The Plan Year (PY) 2020 will start in September with a Criminal Justice Advisory Committee Meeting and community stakeholder survey. Two stakeholders meetings in October will follow. Information about the survey and stakeholders meetings are below.

Funding opportunities that CAPCOG helps administer for Plan Year 2019 include the following grant programs:

  • General Victim Assistance Program
  • Violence Against Women Justice and Training Program
  • Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
  • Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)

The table below shows information about these four criminal justice funding opportunities as it is provided by the Office of the Governor’s egrants.gov websites. The links within the table are downloads from the egrants.gov. CAPCOG will update the table, links within the table and other grant information, such as future Request for Applications notices, as it is made available by CJD.

CJD Funding Opportunities from the Office of the Governor.
Funding Opportunity Details Date RFA became Available Application Due Dates
General Victim Assistance Program      
Violence Against Women Justice & Training Projects      
Juvenile Justice Grant Program      
Justice Assistance Grant      

> Go to the egrants.gov.texas.gov funding schedule for additional information from the Office of the Governor.
> Read more about CJD.

Plan Year 2019 Timeline and Meetings

Coming soon.

Stakeholders Meetings

CAPCOG and its Criminal Justice Advisory Committee (CJAC) are preparing for the upcoming grant cycle for the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division's Plan Year 2020. They are seeking input to update CAPCOG's Regional Strategic Criminal Justice Plan. At two stakeholder meetings, stakeholders will hear a presentation on relevant criminal justice data and discuss priorities with other stakeholders. Stakeholders will be asked to come up with priorities in different areas of criminal justice, as well as identify the top five priorities for the region. The meetings will be held at the following times:

1-4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 1, 2018
CAPCOG Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744
> Attend the meeting.

9 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018
CAPCOG Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744
> Attending the meeting.

Regional Needs Survey

Due to meeting space limitations, CAPCOG must limit attendance to 40 per meeting. Please register to reserve your seat. If you are unable to attend either meeting but wish to be involved, please complete the below survey by Sunday, Sept. 20, 2018.

> Take the survey.


Other Funding Opportunities

Check the following websites for possible other criminal justice related funding opportunities:


Plan Year 2020 | Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division, funding opportunities

The upcoming plan year, should begin in September 2018. Please continue to check the CAPCOG website for updates on Plan Year 2019.

Previous Plan Years

Plan Year 2019

> Read the documents presented for the Criminal Justice Plan Year 2019 process and review the meeting timeline.

Plan Year 2018

> Read the documents presented for the Criminal Justice Plan Year 2018 process and review the meeting timeline.
> Review the 2017 CJD CAPCOG Region Data Packet for PY 2018.

Plan Year 2017

> Read the documents presented for the Criminal Justice Plan Year 2017 process and review the meeting timeline.

Plan Year 2016

> Read the documents presented for the Criminal Justice Plan Year 2016 process and review the timeline of meetings.
> Review the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee's overall ranking of grant applicants.

Other Resources

United Way for Greater Austin Community Action Network Texas Council on Family Violence
U.S. Department of Justice U.S. Office of Victims of Crime Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

Questions?

> Contact Matt Holderread, criminal justice program specialist.