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Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.585
Sponsors
Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Deadlines
May 14, 2020
Contact

Office of Justice Programs Response Center:
grants@ncjrs.gov
800.851.3420
Live web chat

Purpose

This program provides grants and technical assistance to enhance the operations of adult drug courts and/or to implement new veterans treatment 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.

Priority areas include projects that:

  • Address specific challenges that rural communities face
  • Demonstrate that the individuals who are intended to benefit from the requested grant reside in high-poverty areas or persistent-poverty counties
  • Applications that offer enhancements to public safety in economically distressed communities (Qualified Opportunity Zones)
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • County governments
  • Special district governments
  • State governments
  • City or township governments
  • Federally recognized Tribal governments
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $750,000
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 96
Estimated total program funding: $750,000,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Criminal justice system · Families · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Illicit drug use · Men · Poverty · Prescription drug abuse · Substance abuse · Veterans · Women



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