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Cooperative Agreement - Resource Guide “Guidelines for Developing a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee” Revision

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Jan 2019
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year 2019 to revise and update the guidelines for developing a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee publication.

Goals The goal of this project is to update and revise the 2002 NIC “Guidelines for Developing a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee” that will serve as a resource guide for localities who want to develop a systems approach. In addition, the companion NIC resource publication: “Staffing a Local Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee” will be edited and incorporated into the resource guide.

Deliverables
In addition to the strategy and content of the program design, the successful applicant must complete the following deliverables during the project period. The program narrative should reflect how the applicant will accomplish these activities.

1. Resource revisions and Updates
      a. Revision Plans that identify work to be done in the design, format, and layout.
      b. Update Plans that identify work to be done in the design, format, and layout.

2. Final draft of revised and updated resource guide- “Guidelines for Developing a Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee” that meets the federal government’s requirements for Section 508 accessibility. Checklist may be accessed via (https://www.section508.gov/create/documents).

More details on the deliverables and other requirements can be found in the full solicitation. 

Deadline. Do to the lapse in Federal Government funding, NIC is extending the deadline for Cooperative Agreement submissions..All applications are due to be submitted and in receipt of a successful validation message in Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on March 1, 2019. Late applications will not be considered.

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