DOJ – Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program (2021)

Applications due: by March 31, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET

This program provides resources to state, local, and federally recognized tribal governments to enhance drug court programs and systems for nonviolent offenders and veterans with addictions, including stimulant and opioid abuse and overdose.

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Funding Title: BJA FY 21 Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program

Agency Name: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance

Funding Opportunity Number: O-BJA-2021-46003

Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: No, there isn’t express language for legal aid. However, state agencies involved with substance abuse and mental illness services are eligible, and legal aid organizations could likely be added as subgrantees under this program.

Target Population: Veterans and criminal substance abusers

Expected Number of Awards: 91

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  This solicitation requires a 25 percent cash or in-kind match.

Estimated Total Program Funding: $56,750,000

Award Ceiling: $1,500,000

Award Floor: $0

Current Closing Date for Applications: by March 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Eligible Applicants: City or township governments, County governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), State governments, Other

Applicants must apply under one of these four categories:

  • Category 1: Implementation of Veterans Treatment Court
  • Category 2: Veterans Treatment Court
  • Category 3: Adult Drug Court
  • Category 4: Statewide Strategies to Support Adult Drug Courts and Veterans Treatment Courts

For Category 4, the additional eligible groups are: State agencies such as the State Administering Agency, the Administrative Office of the Courts, and the State Substance Abuse Agency State criminal justice agencies and other state agencies involved with the provision of substance abuse and/or mental illness services, or related services, to criminal substance abusers

For more information

Link to Full Announcement: Link to listing. Link to solicitation

Categories: Department of Justice, Government Organizations, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Subgrant Possibilities, Substance Use Disorder, Veterans

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