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The California Gang Crime and Violence Prevention Partnership Program   

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All funds made available to the Department of Justice for purposes of this chapter shall be disbursed in accordance with this chapter to community-based organizations and nonprofit agencies that comply with the program requirements of Section 13825.4 and the funding criteria of Section 13825.5 of this chapter.

(a) Funds disbursed under this chapter may enhance, but shall not supplant local, state, or federal funds that would, in the absence of the California Gang, Crime, and Violence Prevention Partnership Program, be made available for the prevention or intervention of youth involvement in gangs, crime, or violence.

(b) The applicant community-based organization or nonprofit agency may enter into interagency agreements between it and a fiscal agent that will allow the fiscal agent to manage the funds awarded to the community-based organization or nonprofit agency.

(c) Before April 15, 1998, the department shall prepare and file administrative guidelines and procedures for the California Gang, Crime, and Violence Prevention Partnership Program consistent with this chapter.

(d) Before July 1, 1998, the department shall issue a "request for funding proposal" that informs applicants of the purposes and availability of funds to be awarded under this chapter and solicits proposals from community-based organizations and nonprofit agencies to provide services consistent with this chapter.

(e) The department shall conduct an evaluation of the California Gang, Crime, and Violence Prevention Partnership Program after two years of program operation and each year thereafter, for purposes of identifying the effectiveness and results of the program. The evaluation shall be conducted by staff or an independent body that has experience in evaluating programs operated by community-based organizations or nonprofit agencies.

(f) After two years of program operation, and each year thereafter, the department shall prepare and submit an annual report to the Legislature describing in detail the operation of the program and the results obtained from the California Gang, Crime, and Violence Prevention Partnership Program receiving funds under this chapter. The report shall also list the full costs applicable to the department for processing and reviewing applications, and for administering the California Gang, Crime, and Violence Prevention Partnership Program. The department shall be required to submit an annual report to the Legislature only in years in which the California Gang, Crime, and Violence Prevention Partnership Program receives funds under this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 699, Sec. 22.)