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Open OJJDP Funding Opportunities

Discover current Fiscal Year 2021 funding opportunities available from OJJDP. 

OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2021

The January/February newsletter introduces new OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones, marks the 25-year anniversary of the AMBER Alert system, and highlights the impact of an OJJDP-sponsored youth mentoring program.

New JustGrants Webinar Dates Announced

Five more webinars on "Application Mechanics: Submitting an Application" for using the Justice Grants System (JustGrants) have been added to the schedule. 

Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018

The Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018 (JJRA) reauthorizes and substantially amends the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. The JJRA Redline tracks changes implemented by the new law. 

Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2018

This fact sheet is based on the OJJDP-sponsored report, Juvenile Court Statistics 2018, and presents national estimates of cases waived by juvenile court judges to be handled by criminal courts from 1985 through 2018.

Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2018: Selected Findings

This bulletin's findings are based on data collected by the 2018 Juvenile Residential Facility Census (JRFC), a biennial survey of public and private juvenile residential facilities in every state.

Learn about Funding

Learn about Funding

OJJDP funding programs support state and community efforts to develop effective prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system.
Access Resources

Access Resources

OJJDP produces and sponsors numerous publications and products each year that focus on different aspects of juvenile justice.
Find Programs

Find Programs

OJJDP sponsors programs to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization and improve the juvenile justice system.
Participate in Events

Participate in Events

Learn about upcoming webinars and in-person conferences and training opportunities that support OJJDP's mission.

Archive: OJJDP FY 2021 Solicitation Webinars

View archived webinars for OJJDP FY 2021 solicitations in the Multimedia section of the OJJDP website.

The Importance of Youth Engagement in the Juvenile Justice System

Amy Peters shares how her experience growing up the child welfare system shapes her work as a juvenile public defender and discusses the importance of youth engagement with three youth members of state advisory groups.