Office of Criminal Justice Coordination
The Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice Coordination coordinates the efforts of public and private agencies involved in the City's crime control, criminal justice and victim assistance activities. The office administers, monitors and evaluates state and federal grants to facilitate crime reduction efforts. The office acts as the staff of the Criminal Justice Council, which decides the allocation and distribution of criminal justice grant fund for Orleans Parish as the official "pass through" agency for the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement. These principal duties are conducted with an eye toward coordination of all public and private efforts in the public safety and criminal justice areas.
Mayor's Strategic Command to Reduce Murders
Notice is hereby given of the availability of FY14 federal funds through the Office for Victims of Crime housed in the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. This funding is to support the provision of DIRECT SERVICES to victims of crime at no cost to victims. Programs must be operated by a public agency, a nonprofit organization or a combination of such agencies. Priority shall be given to victims of sexual assault, spousal abuse, child abuse, and underserved populations. The Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement administers and allocates these funds through the Orleans District.
The total amount available to the Orleans District for FY14 is $803,361. All applicants are required to provide a 20% cash and/or in-kind match with the following exception: a 5% cash and/or in-kind match are required for Native American tribes/organizations on reservations. Projects will be funded on a 12-month basis.
Complete guidelines and instructions for applying may be obtained from:
Maria-Kay Chetta, Office of Criminal Justice Coordination
City Hall - 1300 Perdido Street, Room 8E15, New Orleans, LA, 70112
The deadline for submitting a worksheet is Friday, November 7th, 2014.