CCJJ Grants

Utah Board of Juvenile Justice Grants (UBJJ)

FY15 Title II Formula Grant

Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Grant

Deadline: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 12:00 noon

The Utah Board of Juvenile Justice (UBJJ or the Board) is pleased to announce the availability of Title II Formula Grants funded by allocations from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. The funding period is January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

  • An estimated $120,000 will be competitively awarded to support one to three new and innovative programs in the priority categories that follow. These projects will be funded based on individual merit.
  • Only new and innovative project applications will be accepted.
  • Interested parties can submit 3-pages abstract proposal (template attached). Once the Board review and accept proposal(s), applicants will be notified to complete a grant application and agreed to grant conditions and assurances.

Indian tribes and tribal organizations, units of local government, school districts, state agencies, faith based organizations, or qualified community-based organizations may apply for funding to meet one or more of the following UBJJ goals:

  1. Provide evidence-based delinquency prevention projects for children grades kindergarten through eight.
  2. Provide evidence-based outpatient substance abuse treatment to at-risk youth in Salt Lake, Summit, Weber, or the Four Corners region (Carbon, Emery, and Grand Counties).
  3. Provide evidence-based substance abuse prevention to at-risk youth.
  4. Reduce the over-representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system at the arrest and referral points of contact.

Priority will be given to projects using evidence-based/model programs (must cite source) that serve Salt Lake, Summit, Weber, or the Four Corners region (Carbon, Emery and Grand counties) where resources are scarce and high risk has been identified. Projects outside the priority areas will be considered depending on the available funds. Funded programs will be required to participate in program evaluation as directed throughout the funding period.

Project abstract should include identified problem(s) with empirical data and proposed solutions. Proposal with evidence-based practices shall be given higher priority.

Applicant should access Risk & Protective Factors Information Tool at for data to justify identified problem(s).

Contact Information: Cuong Nguyen, Juvenile Justice Specialist; 801-538-1739 or

Justice Assistance Grants (JAG)

Not currently accepting applications at this time.

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grants (RSAT)

Request for Proposals: FFY 2015 Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Formula Grant Program

The Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice (CCJJ) is pleased to announce the availability of RSAT Formula Grant funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance. The CCJJ contact for the RSAT Program is Mary Lou Emerson: 801-538-1921 or

CCJJ will award up to $65,200 for one or more jail-based programs that will provide substance use disorder treatment services for incarcerated offenders in need.

Applications are due to CCJJ by Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. The funding period is anticipated to be October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016.

Eligible applicants include units of local government and federally-recognized Indian tribal governments that can meet the following requirements:

Jail-Based Programs

  • Engage participants for at least 3 months.
  • Focus on the substance use disorder problems of the inmate.
  • Develop the inmate’s cognitive, behavioral, social, vocational, and other skills to solve the substance use disorder and related problems.
  • Require urinalysis or other proven reliable forms of testing, including both periodic and random testing: (1) of an individual before the individual enters the jail-based substance use disorder treatment program; (2) during the period in which the individual participates in the treatment program; and (3) of an individual released from a residential substance use disorder treatment program if the individual remains in custody.
  • Program design must be based on effective, scientific practices (evidence-based).
  • Jail-based programs should separate the treatment population from the general correctional population, if possible.

RSAT Grant Application Forms


The Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice is please to announce the availability of the Priority C County Performance Incentive Program (CPIP) grant funds. The CCJJ will award approximately $1,000,000 in federal JAG funds to county governments for specific priorities (see application for details) for a six month grant cycle.

The grant application is attached in Word format and will be due no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, December 4, 2015.

Hospital Response Team (HRT) Grant

The Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice is pleased to announce the availability of the Hospital Response Team (HRT) grant funds. The CCJJ will award $300,000 in state funding. Multiple awards may be granted.

The grant application is attached in Word format and will be due no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. 

Contact Information: Krystal Hazlett; 801-538-1088 or


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