The Texoma Council of Government will host a mandatory workshop on January 8, 2014 for those who are interested in applying for criminal justice grants through the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division (CJD). These funds help local agencies in their efforts to assist victims of crime and prevent criminal activities in communities throughout the Texoma region. This workshop will provide applicants with the latest information about eligibility requirements, eligible activities, the award process, and the funding timeline.
Grant funding & eligibility
These grants are funded through the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), State Criminal Justice Planning program, and Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Act. Organizations that are eligible to apply include: state agencies, units of local government, non-profit agencies, Native American tribes, community supervision & corrections departments, and councils of government.
Attendance is free
The workshop, which is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m., is free and requires no pre-registration. It will be held in the Eisenhower room (first floor) of the Texoma COG Building, 1117 Gallagher Drive, Sherman, Texas.