13: Other Resources

The National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC), funded in part by BJA and OJJDP, is a private, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization whose mission is to prevent crime and build safer, more caring communities. NCPC's major initiatives include the National Citizens' Crime Prevention Campaign (NCCPC), an alliance of national, state, and federal organizations that works with businesses, civic groups, individuals, and law enforcement to generate crime prevention awareness and action throughout the country through a variety of mechanisms. The campaign includes a series of public service advertisements, publications, training, technical assistance, and program development. The National Crime Prevention Council's Website includes a calendar of upcoming training events. The Web address is www.ncpc.org/4train.htm. Information is also available by mail from the National Crime Prevention Council, 1700 K Street, NW, Second Floor, Washington, DC 20006-3817. The fax number is 202/296-1356, and the telephone number is 202/466-6272.

Several federal agencies administer grant programs and other resources that address issues related to criminal and juvenile justice and related issues. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive information available on federal funding and other programs. The catalog, which is maintained by the General Services Administration, is a government-wide compendium of federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the federal government. To purchase the catalog in hard copy or in tape, diskette, or CD-ROM format, contact the Federal Domestic Assistance Catalog Staff, General Services Administration, 300 7th Street, SW, Suite 101, Washington, DC 20407 or call 202/708-5126. The catalog is also available on the Web in searchable format. The Web address is www.gsa.gov/fdac/queryfdac.htm

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