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$50,000 In Grants Available For Criminal Justice

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Probation Department is seeking requests for proposals (RFP) from the Mariposa County community for innovative programs or projects that prevent, improve and/or addresse issues related to criminal justice. Any individual, organization or group may apply for the grant funds. A nonprofit status is not required.

The Local Innovation Grant is supported by funds in the Community Corrections Partnership budget. This year a total of $50,000 is available for one or more programs or projects in Mariposa County that best articulate how the funds will be used to service individuals or families that are involved in the justice system or, who are at risk of entering the system. Priority will be given to programs or projects that identify a major gap(s) in local services currently offered, and best articulate how they will use the funds to close or eliminate the gap(s).

More details about this grant opportunity are included in the application for the RFP and are available on the Mariposa County Probation Department Website. The application may be accessed at the following link:


The application is also available from Deputy Probation Officer, Connie Pearce, at the following e-mail address: cpearce@mariposacounty.org. Officer Pearce can also be reached at (209) 742-1294, if you have any questions.

Completed applications must be submitted to the Mariposa County Probation Department and received by 5:00pm on Friday, July 20, 2018.

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