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San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office
TORI VERBER SALAZAR
District Attorney

Scott A. Fichtner
Assistant District Attorney

Kristine M. Reed
Assistant District Attorney

David J. Derksen
Chief Investigator

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY

222 E. Weber Ave., Room 202, Stockton, CA
P. O. Box 990, Stockton, CA 95201

T (209) 468-2400 | F (209) 465-0371

For Immediate Release


February 01, 2019

CONTACT: Office of Public Engagement, SJCDA
T (209) 468-2400  | E pr.info@sjcda.org

Funding Available for Public Safety, Gang and Narcotic Intervention and Prevention in San Joaquin County

STOCKTON --  The San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office is pleased to announce another round of funding for local organizations who are implementing innovative strategies to combat the presence of drugs and gangs in our community. San Joaquin County has allocated up to $250,000 to be divided among selected organizations as part of the Public Safety, Gang and Narcotic Intervention and Prevention pilot project funding program.  

An application is now available at www.sjgov.org/da/grantprop . Interested parties should submit the two-page preliminary application by March 15th. Application finalists will be invited to submit a secondary application, detailing how much funding they are requesting, along with a proposed budget. 

Contact: Assistant District Attorney Scott Fichtner for questions about the asset-forfeiture grant program and application process at (209) 468-2400. 

Applications may be mailed to the District Attorney's Office at 222 E. Weber Avenue, Suite 202, Stockton, CA 95202; or emailed to applications@sjcda.org .

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Frequently Asked Questions


What is the Public Safety, Gang and Narcotics Intervention and Prevention grant program?

This year, San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office will allocate up to $250,000 to 501(c)(3) community-based organizations who are currently working and providing services to detour gang and/or narcotic related activities. These funds will support one year of funding for innovative programs with evidence-based results in diverting gang activity and combating drug abuse.

Who is eligible to apply?

501(c)(3) community-based organizations who are currently working and providing services to detour gang and/or narcotic related activities.

How does my organization apply for the funding?

We have created an easy to navigate application which can be accessed on the San Joaquin County District Attorney's website. To begin the application process, visit www.sjgov.org/da/grantprop . From there, you may download and print the application. Application materials may be conveniently submitted by email to applications@sjcda.org , or delivered to the DA's main office at 222 E. Weber Avenue.

Where does the money come from?

The allocated funds represent a percentage of assets forfeited in San Joaquin County pursuant to Health and Safety Code 11469 et. seq.

When is the deadline to apply for funds?

The application deadline is March 15, 2019.  

Who do I contact for additional information?

For all questions about the program and process, contact Assistant District Attorney Scott Fichtner at (209) 468-2400 or applications@sjcda.org