The Curious Case of the Nonparticipating States
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) recently issued a $10.4 million funding competition that on first blush shocked Youth Services Insider. It was a request for proposals (RFP) from nonprofits or local governments in states that are not participating in the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), through which state juvenile justice agencies receive grants in exchange for complying with four standards in their treatment of youths.
A Subject-by-Subject Breakdown of 2013 Juvenile Justice Spending
The Imprint went through all of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) funding notices. You can click here to read our Youth Services Insider report from yesterday on the intriguing emergence of “invited awards,“ a segment of OJJDP funds that appear to have been made in a fashion more common to private philanthropy.
Justice Department’s “Invited Award”: Earmarks by Another Name?
Note: This story was corrected on Nov. 7. We stated that National Juvenile Defender Center had won an “invited award” and not for the Juvenile Indigent Defense National Clearinghouse. In fact, the organization won both.