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SJI Awards FY 2014 Third Quarter Grants

The Board met on June 16, 2014, to make decisions on quarterly grant applications and awarded a total of 11 grants. Two (2) Project Grants were approved: support to improve language access for Native Americans in state courts for the New Mexico Administrative Office of the Courts; and a court security and response awareness project for the Minnesota Judicial Branch. Five (5) Technical Assistance (TA) Grants were approved, including: court security assessments for the Wyoming Supreme Court and Guam Judiciary; probation assessment and evaluation for the Licking County, Ohio, Courts; a judicial workload assessment for the Gwinnett County, Georgia, Superior Court; and revision of a custody and visitation mediation orientation online video for the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. Four (4) Curriculum Adaptation & Training (CAT) Grants were approved, including: support for the Georgia Certified Court Manager Program; court security team building regional trainings in Wyoming; a leadership and governance project for the Council of Chief Judges of the State Courts of Appeal (CCJSCA); and educational development courses for the Los Angeles, California, Superior Court.