This page provides access to past funding opportunities from OJJDP. Use the search filters below to help you find results for specific solicitations. From the results, select a solicitation title to view details about the opportunity as well as any resulting awards.
The purpose of this program is to support jurisdictions with an established gang presence to coordinate gang suppression efforts and activities by prosecutorial and law enforcement agencies. OJJDP has a long history of supporting community efforts to combat gang crime. Through OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model, communities can implement a comprehensive approach to gang crime and youth violence reduction. Suppression is a key component of OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model. Focused deterrence and suppression strategies can dissuade individuals and gangs from committing crimes.
This solicitation will focus on targeted efforts to reduce gang activity by focusing on strategies to disrupt recruitment and incentivize desistance by supporting programs that offer alternative support mechanisms for youth. Law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies will be critical partners for this proposed initiative. Funding to prosecutorial and law enforcement agencies would support diversion activities as well as targeted incentives such as tattoo removal and life skill training for youthful gang members seeking to desist from gang activity.
The FY 2019 Addressing the Training Needs of Juvenile Prosecutors program will fund state agencies responsible for administering, managing, or overseeing the training, education, and professional development needs of juvenile prosecutors and their support staff. The juvenile prosecutor's office has a need for legal training because of the specialized nature of juvenile and family law. This funding will allow states to develop or supplement existing training and/or professional development that is tailored to the unique needs and challenges related to juvenile prosecution.
The purpose of this program is to support the efforts of communities to promote justice and healing for juvenile victims and their families as well as witnesses that have been affected by gang violence in their community. Under this initiative, organizations working closely with the criminal justice system will provide comprehensive victim assistance services to ensure that youth (and their families) impacted by gang violence are not further traumatized and have adequate supports to feel safe in their community.
This program will support jurisdictions that want to implement a juvenile drug treatment court or jurisdictions that want to enhance their assessment processes and their treatment models. Category 1: JDTC Planning is designed to educate an interdisciplinary team on how to effectively plan and implement a juvenile drug treatment court.
The Family Drug Court (FDC) Program will support three categories.
OJJDP's Center for Coordinated Assistance to States (CCAS) provides states, territories, tribes, and communities with coordinated resources and training and technical assistance (TTA) to assist in planning, operating, and assessing delinquency prevention, intervention, and juvenile justice systems improvement projects. CCAS is also the primary vehicle for OJJDP to provide TTA to states to ensure they are in compliance with the core requirements of the Formula Grants Program authorized under the JJDP Act.
OJJDP FY 19 Comprehensive School-based Approach to Youth Violence and Victimization Prevention, Intervention and Accountability
This program will support states and localities in developing and implementing strategies to ensure that youth involved with the juvenile justice system have fair and equal access to quality legal representation; ensure that offenders involved with the juvenile justice system have resources that address the collateral consequences of justice system involvement; and/or provide training for the juvenile indigent defense bar, including public defenders and court-appointed counsel working on behalf of juvenile indigent defendants.
This initiative will provide funding to states and localities to identify and implement approaches for addressing youth affected by opioids. Approaches may include the role of law enforcement, prosecution, and probation and parole in identifying youth impacted by opioids and partnering with child welfare, medical providers, and treatment providers.
The Drug Court Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program will fund a TTA provider for family drug courts under Category 1 and a TTA provider for juvenile drug treatment courts under Category 2. The TTA under this program will support OJJDP funded drug courts as well as family drug courts and juvenile drug treatment courts across the nation. In addition, TTA under this program will be coordinated with the Opioid Youth Affected Initiative TTA.
The ICAC Task Force National Training Program supports a national network of 61 multiagency, multijurisdictional task forces engaged in investigation, forensics examinations, and prosecutions related to technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation. The funding will assist in development and delivery of content by SMEs, provide comprehensive array of trainings to the growing number of ICAC task forces in the areas of investigations, prosecutions, digital forensic, community outreach, and capacity building. This solicitation will include four categories as follows:
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) supports a wide range of mentoring initiatives aimed at preventing and reducing juvenile delinquency. Under this solicitation, the successful applicant will develop the OJJDP National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC), which will provide comprehensive mentoring resource, reference, and training materials and advance the implementation of evidence- and research-based mentoring practices. NMRC's goal is to enhance the capacity of mentoring organizations to develop, implement, and expand effective mentoring practices.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) supports a wide range of mentoring initiatives aimed at preventing and reducing juvenile delinquency. This multi-category solicitation supports youth mentoring services (1:1, group or peer) provided by National and Multi-State mentoring organizations as well as mentoring for specific populations.
OJJDP FY 19 Victims of Child Abuse Act (VOCA) Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Prosecutors
The OJJDP FY 2019 Victims of Child Abuse (VOCA) Act Training and Technical Assistance for Child Abuse Prosecutors program will fund a national training and technical assistance program for attorneys and others who are involved in the criminal prosecution of child abuse to enhance the effectiveness of the investigation and prosecution of such crimes.
The purpose of the Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning Demonstration Program is to support implementation of the principles outlined in the Emergency Planning for Juvenile Justice Residential Facilities by developing, improving, and/or implementing emergency planning activities for state, tribal, county, and local juvenile justice residential facilities.
This program will promote and expand services in detention and correctional facilities to incarcerated individuals who have children younger than age 18. Program activities include developing strategies to increase and enhance communication between the child and his or her incarcerated parent while maintaining safe facilities, and providing transitional reentry services that incorporate a focus on parental responsibility for incarcerated parents and ensuring that youth with an incarcerated parent receive services that support positive youth development.
OJJDP FY 19 Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces: Forensic Capacity Hiring Program for Wounded Veterans
The ability to develop and maintain digital forensic expertise is essential for the viability of an ICAC task force. This solicitation seeks applications designed to promote and support the capacity to conduct effective and efficient forensic examination of evidence in cases of technology-facilitated child exploitation.
Only the agency that each state's chief executive designates is eligible to apply for these funds. It will support state and local efforts to plan, establish, operate, coordinate, and evaluate policies and projects for the development of more effective programs and reform efforts.
The OJJDP FY 2016 Title II Formula Grants Program will support state and local efforts to plan, establish, operate, coordinate, and evaluate policies and projects, directly or through grants and contracts with public and private agencies, for the development of more effective education, training, research, prevention, diversion, treatment, and rehabilitation programs and reform efforts in the area of delinquency prevention and juvenile justice system improvement.
The FY 2019 Victims of Child Abuse (VOCA) Regional Children's Advocacy Centers (RCAC) Program will support four regional children's advocacy centers, one situated within each of the four U.S. census regions, to: (1) develop multidisciplinary teams, local programs, and state chapter organizations that respond to child abuse and neglect investigation, treatment, intervention, and prosecution; and (2) deliver training and technical assistance that strengthen existing multidisciplinary teams, programs, and state chapter organizations.