In fiscal year (FY) 2017, OJJDP awarded $253,834,298 in grants to support at-risk youth, protect children, and improve juvenile justice systems nationwide, including more than $218,590,831 in discretionary funding. The 296 awards were made through discretionary and formula grant funding. Information about these awards is available below.
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 2017, OJJDP awarded $35,243,467 under the following formula grant programs:
OJJDP awards discretionary grants to states, units of local government, and private organizations to administer programs. During FY 2017, OJJDP awarded $218,590,831 in 226 discretionary grants through the following programs:
*Awards from FY16 solicitations funded with FY17 funds; some awards also include prior year funds.