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Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.585
Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
May 20, 2022

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This program provides grants and technical assistance to enhance the operations of adult drug courts. Courts should integrate evidence-based substance abuse treatment, random drug testing, equitable sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in judicially-supervised court settings with jurisdiction over offenders to reduce recidivism, substance abuse, and prevent overdoses.

Grants will be awarded in 3 categories:

  • Category 1: Planning and Implementation Grants
  • Category 2: Enhancement Grants
  • Category 3: Statewide Grants

Priority consideration will be given to applications that:

  • Provide resources to rural and tribal jurisdictions
  • Advance racial equity and support for underserved communities, including Black people, Hispanics and Latino/a/e people, Native American and other Indigenous peoples of North America (including Alaska Natives, Eskimos, and Aleuts), Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders
  • Enhance their capabilities and competencies by working with a culturally specific organization(s)

Eligible applicants include:

  • State governments
  • County, city, and township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Federally recognized Native American Tribal governments
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Category 1:

  • Award ceiling: $700,000
  • Project period: 4 years
  • Estimated number of awards: 11

Category 2:

  • Award ceiling: $750,000
  • Project period: 4 years
  • Estimated number of awards: 26

Category 3:

  • Award ceiling: $2,000,000
  • Project period: 4 years
  • Estimated number of awards: 8
Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in by May 20, 2022.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by May 25, 2022.

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American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Criminal justice system · Families · Hispanic or Latino · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Illicit drug use · Men · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Poverty · Prescription drug misuse · Substance use and misuse · Women

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