Juvenile Justice & Youth Development
Programs & Grants
Urban Youth Violence PreventionThe Governor’s Urban Youth Violence Prevention Program is a competitive program for municipalities and nonprofit agencies that propose to serve youth ages 12 to 18 in urban neighborhoods. The purpose of the Governor’s Urban Youth Violence Prevention Program is to reduce urban youth violence by providing grants for programs to serve youth ages 12 to 18 years in urban centers. It was created in 2007 by Section 9 of PA 07-4. However no state funding is currently allocated to this program. Funding for this program now comes solely from the U. S. Department of Education to the Office of Policy and Management under the federal Safe and
With the loss of both state and federal funding for the Urban Youth Violence Prevention Program, no new grant awards will be made.