TCOG to Host Criminal Justice Grant Application Workshop

Sherman, Texas – Stephanie Davidson, head of the Texoma Government Council’s Criminal Justice and Emergency Planning program, today announced a mandatory workshop on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, which will take place in the Eisenhower Room at TCOG . The free workshop is for those interested in applying for criminal justice grants through the Governor’s Office, Division of Criminal Justice (CJD). The event will start at 2:00 p.m.

?? These funds help local agencies in their efforts to help victims of crime and prevent criminal activity in communities in the Texoma area, ?? Ms Davidson said. This workshop will provide applicants with the latest information on eligible activities, the application process and funding schedule.

These grants are funded by the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA), the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the State Criminal Justice Planning Program, and the Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Act. Eligible organizations include state agencies, local government units, nonprofit agencies, Native American tribes, community supervision and correction services, and government councils.

The workshop is offered to those who have never applied for CJD, as well as those who have previous experience with the CJD grant application process. No registration will be required.

For more information, please contact the TCOG Public Security Bureau at (903) 813-3552.

The Texoma Council of Governments is a voluntary association of the local governments of Cooke, Fannin and Grayson counties. Established in 1968, the Texoma Council of Governments promotes economy and efficiency in the coordinated planning and development of the Tri-County region through its community and economic development activities. Either directly or through contractors, the Council provides housing, utility assistance, and weatherization services to low-income citizens in the region and assists the elderly through various housing programs. the regional agency on aging. The Council also facilitates the awarding of grants for internal security and criminal justice.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Stephanie Davidson
Criminal Justice and Emergency Planning Program
(903) 813-3552
[email protected]

Elna M. Lemons