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.


Funding Announcement

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Law Enforcement Specialized Training SFY 2020


The Wisconsin Department of Justice, Training and Standards Bureau will award grants to agencies to provide specialized training to law enforcement, jail or secure juvenile detention officers.


Eligibility:  Competitive 


Total: $250,000

Juvenile Justice Title II Formula Funds - Technical Assistance (2017)


The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ), through the Governor’s Juvenile Justice Commission (GJJC) is offering Technical Assistance (TA) grants to any tribe, unit of local government, or nonprofit.  Technical Assistance Requests are defined as smaller grants that encompass tasks consistent with the four core requirements of the JJDPA and the GJJC’s three-year plan priorities that will cost $25,000 or less.


Eligibility:  Competitive 


Total: $150,000

NCS-X Implementation Assistance Program (2020)


This funding announcement will provide one-time grants funded by the National Crime Statistics Exchange (NCS-X) program to support the implementation of the Wisconsin Incident-Based Reporting System (WIBRS). WIBRS is an incident-based reporting system used by law enforcement agencies in Wisconsin for collecting and reporting data on crimes and arrests.  Funds will be directed to the implementation of an incident-based reporting (IBR) system to collect and submit data in support of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program.  Only agencies that were selected by the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ NCS-X program as sample agencies will be considered for funding.


Eligibility:  Non-competitive 


Total: $41,650

Adult Drug Court Discretionary Program (2018)


Funds are available for the Director of State Courts Office, through collaboration with NCSC, to support the expansion of performance measures for treatment courts to include OWI Courts, Veterans Courts, and Co-Occurring/Mental Health Courts that follow a drug court model.


Eligibility:  Non-competitive 


Total: $157,396


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