following provides information on funding sources and opportunities,
that jurisdictions may be able to take advantage of.
Accountability Incentive Block Grant)
…A commitment to accountability imposes a new
set of expectations and demands on the juvenile justice system as well.
It requires an increased capacity to develop youth competence, to
efficiently track juveniles through the system, and to provide enhanced
options such as restitution, community service, victim-offender
mediation, and other restorative sanctions that reinforce the mutual
obligations of an accountability-based juvenile justice system…
JAIBG funds may be used to develop programs in 12 program purpose areas
as established by Congress. The CMS software application satisfies the
6. Provide funding for technology...
7. Provide funding to enable Juvenile Courts...
10.Establish and maintain interagency information sharing...
Additional JAIBG resources:
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance)
To provide products and services designed to
increase the flow of technical information and technology into the
world marketplace. To serve as a principal source for the public sale
of U.S. Government-sponsored technical information products, related
business information, research in progress information,
machine-processed data files, computer software, and to serve the
information dissemination needs of the Federal Government.
The Information Technology Initiatives web site
is an Internet-based resource that enables
justice professionals at all levels of government to access timely and
useful information on
information sharing process, initiatives and technological
developments. It shares a wealth of
helpful information such as integration profiles for states,
compilations of information sharing
experiences, funding approaches, system descriptions and overviews, and
Criminal Justice Reference Service)
Types of Funding:
Much like other Federal agencies, offices and
bureaus within the Office
of Justice Programs (OJP) provide three types of funding to State,
local, and private agencies and organizations: Formula (or Block),
Discretionary, and Congressional Earmarks. Note that most of OJP and
other Federal agency grant funds are dispersed through Formula programs
and Congressional Earmarks.