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The California Gang, Crime, And Violence Prevention Partnership Program   

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To be eligible for funding under this chapter, community-based organizations and nonprofit agencies shall submit a request for funding proposal in compliance with this chapter to conduct a program that meets the requirements of Section 13825.4. The Department of Justice shall establish the minimum standards, funding schedules, and procedures for awarding grants that shall take into consideration, but not be limited to, all of the following:

(a) A demonstrated showing of at least two years of experience in administering a program providing prevention or prevention and intervention services that have positively affected the attitudes or behaviors of at-risk youth, as defined in this chapter, toward gangs, crime, or violence.

(b) New programs, services, or staff that would augment the existing programs, services, and activities already being provided the community-based organization or nonprofit agency.

(c) The size of the eligible at-risk youth population that would be served by the community-based organization or nonprofit agency.

(d) The likelihood that the program will continue to operate after state grant funding ends.

(e) The ability of the community-based organization or nonprofit agency to objectively evaluate itself and a demonstrated showing of its plan to evaluate itself if funds are awarded. For purposes of this chapter, community-based organizations and nonprofit agencies do not include libraries, community service organizations, and city, county, and state-operated departments of parks and recreation.

(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 885, Sec. 3.)