Title V Delinquency Prevention Program


Title V focuses on reducing risks and enhancing protective factors to prevent youth at risk of becoming delinquent from entering the juvenile justice system and to intervene with first-time and nonserious offenders to keep them out of the juvenile justice system. The program?s goal is to increase the availability and types of prevention programs to improve juvenile justice systems (Section 504(a) of the JJDP Act). The objective of the program is to support both state and local prevention efforts. Each year, state grantees will provide information that OJJDP will include in its annual Title V report to Congress (Section 503(4) of the JJDP Act).

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
The Incentive Grants for Local Delinquency Prevention Programs Act of 2002, and an act appropriating funds for the Department of Justice in the current fiscal year
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Contact program office for additional information
Beneficiary Eligibility
Contact program office for additional information
Regarding the question below relating to the applicability of 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles: The cost principles are generally applicable, except with respect to for-profit entities or to organizations listed at Appendix VIII to 2 CFR Part 200.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. State applicants are submitted to OJJDP electronically following pre-established criteria.
Award Procedure
After OJJDP awards grants to the States, the SAG, in consultation with the State Agency, awards subgrants to units of local government through a competitive process.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
From 30 to 60 days. For statutory formula awards, see 28 C.F.R. Part 18. There are no appeal rights for rejection of a discretionary application, but for discretionary awards, see 28 C.F.R. Part 18.
Applications are invited annually. Fund availability will be determined by Congressional appropriation.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria are established by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, as amended, and the Guideline governing the Title V Grant Program provisions of the JJDP Act. OJP Program Announcement available at http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm.
How may assistance be used?
This program authorizes the Administrator to make grants to a State, to be transmitted through the State Advisory Group (SAG), to units of local government for delinquency prevention programming.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: To assist in fulfilling the Departments responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), Public Law 103-62, and the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, Public Law 111–352, recipients must provide data that measures the results of their work; and, additional reporting requirements listed in OJJDP guidelines for Title V.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. See 2 CFR 200 for audit requirements.
See 2 C.F.R . SS 200.334 for the government-wide requirements for retention requirements for records.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is voluntary. 50%. Formula based on population of youth under the maximum age of original juvenile court delinquency jurisdiction. State and/or units of local government must match Title V fund with a 50 percent cash or the value of in-kind contributions.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Grants to States will be awarded for a 36-month project period. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Letter.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
OJJDP Program Manager
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
810 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531 US
Phone: 2023075911
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Formula Grants) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $24,500,000.00; FY 20 est $17,000,000.00; FY 16$9,014,278.00; FY 17 est $14,500,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Available in the OJP Program Announcement available at http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Regulations for Formula Grants and the OJP Financial Guide applicable editions, and Title V guidelines issued by OJJDP. www.ojp.gov/financial guide/DOJ/index.htm
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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