Youth Development Grant Awards 2009/2010
Active Fiscal Year 09/10 April 2010
Implementing Local Delinquency Prevention-Title V (federal)
This program provides up to two-thirds of the funding for 20 months to implement a local delinquency
prevention plan based upon an assessment of risk and protective factors associated with the
development of delinquent behavior in the community’s children. This program supports programming
through January 2010.
Town of Bloomfield This project will support a camp program for 3rd and 4th graders, a 10-
Juvenile Delinquency week group for middle school females, a resource packet for families of
Prevention Initiative middle school youth, forums for adults led by youth—“Please Hear
$21,762 What We Are Not Saying,” and a drop-in room at the middle school.
City of Meriden This project will provide community based diversion programs for 75
Positive Learning for students aged 10 to 15 years referred by the school. Youth will be
Ultimate Success (PLUS) in offered counseling, community service, case management and
Meriden, $26,598 recreation at the Meriden Boys & Girls Club and Girls Incorporated.
Law-Related Education (federal)
This program supports a variety of activities and meetings for teachers, students and other legal and
social services personnel to facilitate broader use of law-related methods, materials, programs and
CT Consortium for Law & Supports planning and delivery of activities, trainings and meetings for
Citizenship Education, Inc. teachers and students to facilitate a broader use of law-related methods
Law-Related Education and materials including regional conferences for students, middle and
$60,000 high school debates, mock trial program, and training for teachers.
Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership (state)
Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership (LEAP) is a model mentoring program, which
matches children ages 7-14 from high poverty urban neighborhoods in the City of New Haven with
trained high school and college student counselors. This program requires a 50% cash match.
Leadership, Education and LEAP helps children develop their academic skills and improves their
Athletics in Partnership abilities to succeed in school. It also provides its youth counselors with
LEAP Program opportunities to teach and mentor children, and offers them training and
$602,556 other experiences to develop their leadership skills.