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South Dakota

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.


OJJDP State Program Manager
Keisha Kersey
State Program Manager
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
[email protected]

Juvenile Justice Specialist
Bridget Coppersmith
Corrections Specialist/Juvenile Justice Specialist
Department of Corrections
3200 East Highway 34
Pierre, SD 57501
[email protected]

State Planning Agency Director
Kevin McLain
Director of Research and Grants
South Dakota Department of Corrections
3200 East Highway 34
Pierre, SD 57501
[email protected]

State Advisory Group Chair
Beth O'Toole
Council of Juvenile Services Chair
3200 East Highway 34
Pierre, SD 57501
elisabeth.o'[email protected]

Compliance Monitor and RED Coordinator
Nicole Gednalske
Corrections Specialist/Compliance Monitor and RED Coordinator
3200 East Highway 34
Pierre, SD 57501
[email protected]

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 2018

FY 2018 Prison Rape Elimination (PREA) Award Amount $6,416
FY 2018 Formula Grant Award Level $400,000
     Non-Compliance Reduction $0
     State Award Level Less Non-Compliance $400,000
     Less PREA Reduction $6,333
     FY 2018 Title II Allocation $393,667
     FY 2018 Title II Non Compliance Redistribution $1,562
     FY 2018 American Samoa NPS Redistribution $229
     FY 2017 American Samoa NPS Redistribution $219
     PREA FY 2017 Award Amount in Abeyance n/a
     FY 2016 Wisconsin Non-Compliance Redistribution $1,375
Total FY 18 Title II Award $397,052
FY 2018 Estimates for the Native American Pass-through Amount $32,551

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 South Dakota

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