In Fiscal Year 2007, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
(OJJDP) awarded more than $383 million in formula, block, and discretionary
grants supporting state and community efforts to prevent and respond to
delinquency and child victimization and strengthen the juvenile justice
Information about these awards may be accessed under the program
categories listed below.
Formula and Block Grants
Funding through formula and block grants is available to states
and territories through the state agency designated by the Governor.
Juvenile Justice Specialists in each state administer the funding
through subgrants to units of local government, local private agencies,
and American Indian/Alaska Native jurisdictions for programs in accordance
with legislative requirements. In Fiscal Year 2007, OJJDP awarded
more than $125 million under the following formula and block grants
OJJDP awards discretionary grants directly to states, units of local
government, and private organizations to administer selected programs.
Most discretionary awards are made following a competitive peer review
process. Discretionary funding ranges from single awards for research,
evaluation, and technical assistance to multisite awards for program
development. OJJDP awarded more than $258 million for discretionary
grants in Fiscal Year 2007 under the following categories.