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Formula Grants Program

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This OJJDP In Focus article presents information on the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Formula Grants program.
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Formula Grants program supports delinquency prevention and intervention efforts as well as juvenile justice system improvements. This program provides funds directly to States to assist in the implementation of comprehensive juvenile justice plans based on detailed studies of the needs in their jurisdictions. The program also provides training and technical assistance in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the 5 U.S. territories. This document provides information about the Formula Grants program and includes descriptions of the eligibility criteria, the awards process, and a listing of the 35 program areas where States may use their formula grant funds. Links are provided to obtain more information about the program.
Date Created: November 6, 2009