Office of Justice Programs Grant for the
Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church Drug-Free
Communities Support Program
Greenville, Mississippi
Grant No. 98-JN-FX-0093

Audit Report GR-40-00-010
April 2000
Office of the Inspector General


The Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division, has completed an audit of grant number 98-JN-FX-0093 awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), to the Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Greenville, Mississippi (grantee). The OJJDP awarded the grantee federal funding in the amount of $100,000 under the Drug-Free Communities Act of 1997 to establish a Drug-Free Communities Support Program. The grantee was required to provide matching funds in the amount of $113,628 with funding from non-federal sources.

The grant period was October 1, 1998 through September 30, 1999. The purpose of the program was to increase citizen participation and strengthen community anti-drug efforts in order to reduce substance abuse among youth in communities.

In brief, our audit determined the grantee:

These items are discussed in detail in the Findings and Recommendations section of the report. Our Scope and Methodology appear in Appendix II.