Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) GrantsThe 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.
- 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:
The legal base for the program is Public Law 93-415 of 1974, as amended in 1992.