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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.


OJJDP State Program Manager
Brittaney Ford
State Program Manager
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
[email protected]

Juvenile Justice Specialist and Compliance Monitor
Zanira Whitfield
Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth
502 Deaderick St., 9th FL
Nashville, TN 37243-0800
615-741-5956 (fax)
[email protected]

Juvenile Justice Specialist
Vicki Taylor
Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth
502 Deaderick St., 9th FL
Nashville, TN 37243-0800
[email protected]

State Planning Agency Director
Richard Kennedy
Executive Director
502 Deaderick St., 9th FL
Nashville, TN 37243-0800
[email protected]

State Advisory Group Chair
Brenda Davis
1706 Townsend Blvd.
Franklin, TN 37064
[email protected]

RED Coordinator
Craig Hargrow
Deputy Executive Director
Commission on Children and Youth
502 Deaderick St., 9th FL
Nashville, TN 37243-0800
[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

Distribution of Formula Grants for Fiscal Year 2018

FY 2018 Prison Rape Elimination (PREA) Award Amount n/a
FY 2018 Formula Grant Award Level $812,712
     Non-Compliance Reduction $0
     State Award Level Less Non-Compliance $812,712
     Less PREA Reduction $0
     FY 2018 Title II Allocation $813,300
     FY 2018 Title II Non Compliance Redistribution $10,998
     FY 2018 American Samoa NPS Redistribution $1,610
     FY 2017 American Samoa NPS Redistribution $1,549
     PREA FY 2017 Award Amount in Abeyance n/a
     FY 2016 Wisconsin Non-Compliance Redistribution $9,767
Total FY 18 Title II Award $837,224
FY 2018 Estimates for the Native American Pass-through Amount n/a

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 Tennessee

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