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Office of Justice Programs

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety


The Office of Justice Programs provides state and federal grant funding throughout Minnesota.


The Crime Victim Services unit awards grants to provide direct services and advocacy for victims of sexual assault, general crime, domestic violence and child abuse.


The Justice and Community Grants unit awards grants to prevent and control crime and 
improve the functioning of the criminal and juvenile justice systems. 

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Reviewer Resources

Select How to Review​ a Proposal​​ to view presentation 

Funding Opportunities 

General OJP Grants FAQ​- Updated April 25, 2019 



Due: Friday, August 28, 2020

The purpose of this request for proposals is to support pathway to policing programs intended to bring persons with nontraditional backgrounds into law enforcement. Law enforcement agencies may apply for reimbursement grants to receive up to 50 percent of the cost of compensating and training Pathway to Policing participants. Reimbursement grants shall be proportionally allocated based on the number of grant applications approved.

2021 Pathways to Policing Request for Proposals​

2021 PTP Q&A​


e-grants Guides

Manage your DPS grant online.  Step-by-step instructions on how to:

Reporting fraud

If you know about waste, fraud, abuse, misconduct, or whistleblower reprisal relating to a Minnesota OJP employee, program, contract, or grant, you may report to one of the following: