Mobile Probation Service Centers Grant Program


Funding Opportunity

The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) is accepting applications for the Mobile Probation Service Centers Grant Program through January 6, 2023. Twenty million ($20,000,000) is available competitively to county probation departments Applications must be submitted via the process described below.

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) - PDF

Application Process

If you experience challenges submitting your Mobile Probation Service Centers Grant Program Application, please email the BSCC at MobileProbation@bscc.ca.govcreate new email.

Applicants must submit proposals before 5:00 P.M. (PST) on Friday, January 6, 2023.

 

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Background

The Budget Act of 2022 (Assembly Bill 178) established the Mobile Probation Service Centers Grant Program. Per the Budget Act, funds shall be available for a competitive grant program for county probation departments to establish mobile probation service centers. These grants shall allow county probation departments to purchase vehicles, equipment, telecommunications, and other technology needed to operate mobile probation service centers to assist probationers, particularly those individuals who are unhoused and struggling with meeting probation requirements.

Request for Proposal - Under Development

The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) is seeking members to serve on a new Executive Steering Committee (ESC) for the Mobile Probation Service Centers Grant Program. Statements of Interest for this ESC will be taken until a full membership has been reached. Individuals interested in learning more about the ESC process or submitting a Statement of Interest are encouraged to visit the BSCC Executive Steering Committee page here.

The BSCC anticipates releasing a Mobile Probation Service Centers Grant Program Request for Proposal (RFP) in 2023. For the latest information on RFP releases, consider subscribing to the BSCC ListServ here.

Please direct your questions, concerns, or comments about the Mobile Probation Service Centers Grant Program to mobileprobation@bscc.ca.govcreate new email. A staff member will review your request and follow-up as needed.