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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Grants

The Juvenile Justice Grant Unit, directed by federal mandates and a committee appointed by the governor, funds a wide array of delinquency program initiatives. These include:
  • Drug Courts.
  • Community reintegration.
  • Gender specific (female) programs.
  • Community based programs.
  • Prevention.
  • Minority over-representation (MOR).
  • Disproportionate minority confinement (DMC) programs.

In recent years, the dual focus of funding has been to address disproportionate minority confinement and minority over-representation issues through developing primary prevention programs for minority youth.

For general information on the JJDPA grant, go to:

Development Services Group

The legal base for the program is Public Law 93-415 of 1974, as amended in 1992.