Corrections Planning and Grant Programs

The Corrections Planning and Programs Division administers a wide range of public safety, re-entry, violence reduction, and rehabilitative grants to state and local governments and community-based organizations.

Current Grant Funding Opportunities

Title II Grant Program

Request for Proposals

Release Date: June 10, 2022

Proposals Due to the BSCC: August 12, 2022

Grant Period: January 1, 2023 - March 31, 2026

For information and application instructions, visit opens in a new windowTitle II Grant Program.

Background Information:

The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) is the federal statute that establishes the Title II Grant Program. The U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) administers the grant, in part, by awarding grants to states to support delinquency prevention and juvenile justice system improvement.

The BSCC is the state agency that receives and administers California’s Title II award. The BSCC must competitively award funds to units of local government, nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations or Indian tribes consistent with the purpose and intent of the JJDPA and opens in a new windowCalifornia’s Title II State Planopens PDF file .

OJJDP requires states that receive Title II awards to establish a State Advisory Group (SAG) to advise on Title II activities. California’s SAG, the opens in a new windowState Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, a governor-appointed committee serving as a standing BSCC Executive Steering Committee that works on behalf of the Governor to support policy and programs that improve outcomes for young people in the justice system.