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     OJJDP FY 2016 Awards

In fiscal year (FY) 2016, OJJDP awarded $283,238,847 in grants to support at-risk youth, protect children, and improve juvenile justice systems nationwide, including more than $243,285,063 in discretionary funding. The 352 awards were made through discretionary and formula grant funding. Information about these awards is available below.

Formula Grants

Funding through formula 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 2016, OJJDP awarded $39,953,784 under the following formula grant programs:

Discretionary Grants

OJJDP awards discretionary grants to states, units of local government, and private organizations to administer programs. During FY 2016, OJJDP awarded $243,285,063 in 269 discretionary grants through the following programs:

* Include prior year funds and/or funds transferred from other bureaus and agencies