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Grantee Stories

Changing Lives, Building Communities

Grantee Stories of OJP Grant Recipients.

OJP grant recipients are changing lives and building communities by providing critical services to those in need, from preventing crime and violence to helping victims and survivors heal.

OJP grants support a wide range of programs and initiatives that are making a real difference in the lives of people across the country, from helping young people stay on the right track to supporting law enforcement and community organizations in their efforts to keep communities safe.

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Marcus McAllister addresses the press at the Lake County State's Attorney Office's announcement of the OJP funded Gun Violence Prevention Initiative.

Featured Stories

United Against Labor Trafficking: Spotlight on Organizations Leading the Charge

Addressing child labor exploitation and child trafficking is critical to advancing the health, education and well-being of children and families in the United States.

Embracing Community Violence Intervention in Boston Communities and Nationwide

OJP invests in Boston CVI organizations and others around the country to expand access to lifesaving interventions.

OJP Grants Unlock Youth Potential

Civic Heart's VOICES and Youth C.A.N. programs provide wraparound services to justice-involved youth, helping them overcome barriers to success.

Helping Communities Serve Victims of Mass Violence

The National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center is providing vital support to victims and survivors of mass violence. Learn more about their work and how they are making a difference in the lives of those who have been impacted by these horrific events.

OJP Grants Aimed at Combatting Rise in Hate Crimes

The Department of Justice, and its grant-making component, The Office of Justice Programs, recognize the urgency of addressing the past and present impact of hate crimes. OJP grant funds support a range of efforts related to fighting hate crimes.

Discover the 2023 Funding Awardees

For FY 23 Department’s Office of Justice Programs has awarded more than $4.4 billion to support state, local and tribal public safety and community justice activities. The OJP grants will help build community capacity to curb violence, serve victims and youth and achieve fair outcomes through evidence-based criminal and juvenile justice strategies.

View the 2023 Awards