Funding Opportunities Announced for Juvenile and Family Treatment Courts

Applications due June 21, 2018

The National Association of Drug Court Professionals is pleased to announce the release of a grant solicitation for juvenile and family treatment court programs.

Offered by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in the Office of Justice Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice, thegrant program seeks to expand and improve the lifesaving models of both juvenile and family treatment courts. 

Grants are awarded in three categories: 

  • Category 1: Juvenile drug treatment courts – grants are available to jurisdictions with a fully operational (for at least one year) drug court. Seven $900,000 grants are available, lasting 48-month periods.
  • Category 2: Family drug courts enhancement – Awardees will be seeking to enhance fully operational family drug courts.Seven $900,000 grants are available, lasting 48-month periods.
  • Category 3: Family drug courts implementation – Awardees will be seeking to implement a family drug court in a jurisdiction where one does not currently exist. Five $600,000 grants are available, lasting 48-months periods.  

Grant funds in this solicitation are not available for adult drug courts or veterans treatment courts. The deadline to apply for the Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program at the Bureau of Justice Assistance is June 5.

Applications are due June 21, 2018

Click here to access the grant solicitation!





BJA Opens FY 2018 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program Solicitation

Deadline: June 5, 2018

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) released the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program solicitation. The grant program provides financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government and Native American tribal governments to implement and enhance treatment courts.

Treatment court models eligible for funding include adult drug courts, driving while intoxicated (DWI)/driving under the influence (DUI) courts, co-occurring courts, veterans treatment courts and tribal healing to wellness courts.

BJA’s FY 2018 grants emphasize integration of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards into existing drug court services. In addition, all applicants must demonstrate the treatment court(s) for which funds are sought do not deny eligible clients access because of their use of FDA-approved medications for the treatment of a substance use disorder (medication-assisted treatment).

Grants are available in the following categories:

  • Implementation grants: $500,000 for 48 months
  • Enhancement grants: $500,000 for 48 months
  • Statewide grants: $2 million for 48 months

Applications are due on June 5, 2018.

Click here to access the grant!


National Association of Drug Court Professionals
National Drug Court Institute
Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program
Drug Court Clearinghouse (via American University)
Office of Recovery and Reinvestment
Treatment Alternatives and Diversion Program (TAD)
National Rural Institute on Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Wisconsin Justice Reinvestment Initiative
Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance

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