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This state participates in the Federal Title II formula grants program.

Review the following information to access contacts, funding information, state plans, performance measures, and more.


Juvenile Justice Specialist and R/ED Coordinator
Rachel Gemar
Grant Coordinator
5 South Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59620-1408
[email protected]

State Planning Agency Director
Natalia Bowser
Executive Director
Montana Board of Crime Control
5 South Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59620-1408
[email protected]

State Advisory Group Chair
Randy Shipman
Youth Justice Council Chair/Superintendent, Dillon School District 10
432 S. Pacific
Dillon, MT 59725
[email protected]

Compliance Monitor
Mark Thatcher
Public Safety Officer
5 South Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59620-1408
[email protected]

OJJDP State Program Manager
Cara Blair
State Program Manager
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

The OJJDP Title II Formula Grants Program provides funding to 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, as well as justice system improvement efforts.

The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the JJDP Act of 1974, as amended, at 34 U.S.C. § 11131-11133. Pursuant to Part B of Title II of the JJDP Act, to receive formula grants, states must submit a plan for carrying out Formula Grants Program activities applicable to a 3-year period.

Title II Formula Grant Eligibility: Participating State in Fiscal Year 2020

Distribution of Formula Grants for Fiscal Year 2020

FY 2020 Prison Rape Elimination (PREA) Award Amount$0
FY 2020 Formula Grant Award Level$400,000
     Non-Compliance Reduction$0
     State Award Level Less Non-Compliance$400,000
     Less PREA Reduction$0
     Redistributed PREA Funds$131
     FY 2020 Title II Allocation$400,131
     PREA Abeyance Distribution$0
     FY 2015 Non-Compliance Distribution (AS)$230
     FY 2016 Non-Compliance Distribution (AS)$268
     FY 2017 Non-Compliance Distribution (GU)$232
     FY 2018 Non-Compliance Distribution (TX/WV)$12,214
     FY 2019 Non-Compliance Distribution (AS/ID/MA/MP/OK/SC/TX/WI/WV)$17,269
     PREA FY 2018 Prior Year Redistribution$42
     Total FY 2020 Title Allocations$430,386
FY 2020 Estimates for the Native American Pass-through Amount$24,975

Learn about the methodology for determining the distribution of Juvenile Justice Formula Grants by State.

View charts of formula grant funds for all states and territories by fiscal year.


Active Awards in Montana

Below find active OJJDP awards in Montana. These include Title II awards and all other funding from OJJDP.