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     OJJDP FY 2008 Awards

In fiscal year (FY) 2008, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) awarded more than $391 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 system.

Information about these awards is available through the program links 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 FY 2008, OJJDP awarded more than $124 million under the following formula and block grants programs.

Discretionary Grants

OJJDP awards discretionary grants to states, units of local government, and private organizations to administer programs. More than $267 million in discretionary grants was awarded in FY 2008 under the following programs.