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     OJJDP FY 2007 Awards

In Fiscal Year 2007, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) awarded more than $383 million in formula, block, and discretionary grants supporting state and community efforts to prevent and respond to delinquency and child victimization and strengthen the juvenile justice system.

Information about these awards may be accessed under the program categories listed below.

Formula and Block Grants

Funding through formula and block grants is available to states and territories through the state agency designated by the Governor. Juvenile Justice Specialists in each state administer the funding through subgrants to units of local government, local private agencies, and American Indian/Alaska Native jurisdictions for programs in accordance with legislative requirements. In Fiscal Year 2007, OJJDP awarded more than $125 million under the following formula and block grants programs.

Discretionary Grants

OJJDP awards discretionary grants directly to states, units of local government, and private organizations to administer selected programs. Most discretionary awards are made following a competitive peer review process. Discretionary funding ranges from single awards for research, evaluation, and technical assistance to multisite awards for program development. OJJDP awarded more than $258 million for discretionary grants in Fiscal Year 2007 under the following categories.