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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
Cara Blair
State Program Manager
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
[email protected]

Juvenile Justice Specialist
Vicki Taylor
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
Charmaine Kromer
State Advisory Group Chair
3310 Perimeter Dr.
Franklin, TN 37064
[email protected]

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

R/ED Coordinator
Shaun Noblit, Esq.
Director of Youth Justice
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 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 $849,693
     Non-Compliance Reduction $0
     State Award Level Less Non-Compliance $849,693
     Less PREA Reduction $0
     Redistributed PREA Funds $859
     FY 2020 Title II Allocation $850,552
     PREA Abeyance Distribution $0
     FY 2015 Non-Compliance Distribution (AS) $1,532
     FY 2016 Non-Compliance Distribution (AS) $1,783
     FY 2017 Non-Compliance Distribution (GU) $1,534
     FY 2018 Non-Compliance Distribution (TX/WV) $80,587
     FY 2019 Non-Compliance Distribution (AS/ID/MA/MP/OK/SC/TX/WI/WV) $113,739
     PREA FY 2018 Prior Year Redistribution $278
Total FY 2020 Title II Allocations $1,050,005
FY 2020 Estimates for the Native American Pass-through Amount $0

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.