With this solicitation, OJJDP seeks to support states and territories to plan, establish, operate, coordinate, and evaluate policies and projects, directly or through grants and contracts with private nonprofit and public agencies, for the development of more effective education, training, research, prevention, diversion, treatment, and rehabilitation programs in the area of youth delinquency as well as juvenile justice system improvement efforts.
These funds must be used for "carrying out activities of the kinds described in the core requirements" of the Title II, Part B, Formula Grants program, as noted below and included comprehensively at this link. The core requirements are: Deinstitutionalization of Status Offenders (DSO) (34 U.S.C. § 11133(a)(11)(A)); Separation of Juveniles From Adult Inmates (Separation) (34 U.S.C. § 11133(a) (12)); Removal of Juveniles From Adult Jails and Lockups (Jail Removal) (34 U.S.C. § 11133(a)(13)); and Identification and Reduction of Racial and Ethnic Disparities (R/ED) (34 U.S.C. § 11133(a)(15)).
- City or township governments
- County governments
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education