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CalGRIP Funded Projects (Region III)
This is a list of local anti-gang projects funded by CalGRIP dollars. The applicant agencies listed here were successful in a highly competitive Request-For-Proposal process. CalGRIP allows for local jurisdictions to implement prevention, intervention or suppression activities – or a combination thereof – based on local need. Cities and community-based organizations were eligible to apply. Since the inception of the CalGRIP Initiative, two rounds of grant funding have been awarded (2007-08 and 2008-09*). Projects are listed alphabetically. *There were no CalGRIP applicants from these counties during the 2008-09 cycle.
North Central Counties Consortium
Location of Services: Colusa, Glenn, Lake, Sutter and Yuba Counties
Grant Award: $400,000 (EDD)
Project Summary: This project is a comprehensive approach to gang violence that provides a coordinated, multi–faceted anti–gang initiative involving all levels of government and community involvement focusing on the three strategies: suppression, intervention and prevention. As an alternative to gang life, this project provides important job training and education to 100 at–risk youth, ages 14-24. NCCC CalGRIP provides career pathways to high wage and high growth industries in the semi-rural counties of Colusa, Glenn, Lake, Sutter and Yuba. These industries are healthcare/social assistance, construction, professional and business services, auto technicians, agriculture, transportation and warehousing. The NCCC Workforce Investment Board is collaborating with local police and probation departments, county office of education programs, Regional Occupational Programs, YouthBuild, community colleges and vocational trade schools, county social services, mental health programs and local churches.
Contact Information: Stewart Know - (530) 822-7145