As the State Administering Agency for federal justice grant funds, the Wisconsin Department of Justice develops statewide strategies, determines funding priorities, and advises the Governor and legislature on justice policy issues.


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JJ Formula Community-Based Programs and Services - FY2019 (2023)

This grant program is to support a county agency, tribal government, local government agency, or nonprofit to implement a new or enhance an existing program using Functional Family Therapy, Family Centered Treatment, Generation PMTO, or Transition to Independence. Programs should aim to provide family-centered alternatives to detention or incarceration, improve reentry for youth who experienced out of home placement, detention, or incarceration, and/or reduce recidivism for youth.


Opportunity Category: Competitive, Non-Scoring. First come, first served.



JJ Formula Racial and Ethnic Disparities Reduction FY2019 (2023)

This program provides funding to Wisconsin county agencies, tribal governments and agencies, any unit of local government, and nonprofit organizations to identify racial and ethnic disparities in their community’s juvenile justice system at a specific contact point and develop and implement an innovative program or initiative to reduce the identified disparities in their community.


Opportunity Category: Competitive, Non-Scoring. First come, first served.



JJ Formula Indian Tribes - FY2019 (2023)

Funding is available to support tribes in implementing new or enhancing existing programs that aim to address juvenile justice and delinquency prevention issues for Native American and Alaska Native youth. Programs should reflect the needs of the applicant community and could include mentoring programs, community-based alternatives to detention, mental health and substance abuse services, family-strengthening support and therapy, afterschool programs that provide educational, recreational, or employment activities, and others.


Opportunity Category: Competitive, Non-Scoring. First come, first served.




Grants Administrative Guide

DOJ has prepared this guide in an attempt to provide recipients with basic information which will facilitate the efficient administration of a grant program. Circulars published by the Office of Management & Budget, the OJP Financial Guide, DOJ policy memoranda, and other Federal and state regulations were used in preparing this guide.


Grant Administrative Guide 2018




Reporting Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Grant recipients should report any allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse of grant funds to the appropriate DOJ grant-making component. In addition to or instead of reporting allegations to the grant-making component, you may report them to the USDOJ Office of the Inspector General online at DOJ OIG Hotline Concerning Grants, by fax at (202) 305-8447, or by mail:

U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General Fraud Detection Office Attn: Grantee Reporting 1300 North 17th Street, Suite 3200 Arlington, VA 22209


Discrimination Policy for External Parties


Discrimination Policy & Complaint Process 


Title II Vision Mission Three - Year Plan


Title II Vision Mission Three - Year Plan 2018 - 2020