Youth Reinvestment Grant Program
The Youth Reinvestment Grant Program was established in the 2018 Budget Act (Senate Bill 840, Chapter 29, Statutes of 2018) and the related trailer bill (Assembly Bill 1812, Chapter 36, Statutes of 2018). The Youth Reinvestment Grant Program provides $37.3 million to be allocated as follows:
- 94 percent, or $35,062,000, must be awarded to local jurisdictions through a competitive grant process for implementing evidence-based, trauma-informed, culturally relevant, and developmentally appropriate diversion programs in underserved communities with high rates of juvenile arrests and high rates of racial/ethnic disproportionality within those juvenile arrests.
- Three percent, or $1,119,000, must be awarded to Indian tribes for implementing diversion programs for Indian children using trauma-informed, community-based, and health-based interventions.
- Up to three percent, or $1,119,000, may be used by the BSCC for the administration of the grant.
This grant is currently in development and awards are anticipated to be made by June 30, 2019. If you are interested in serving as a member of the Executive Steering Committee, please submit your statement of interest by reviewing and following the instructions here
If you would like to provide public comment via email please submit to: YouthReinvestmentGrant@bscc.ca.gov
All public comments will be compiled and provided to the Executive Steering Committee. The public is also welcome to provide public comment in person at the ESC meetings. The ESC meeting dates will be posted at least ten days prior to the date of the meeting.