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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 i​mprove the functioning of the criminal and juvenile justice systems.

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Title​ II 2020 applicants will be notified of funding decisions by February 1, 2020.​

Reviewer Resources

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

Funding Opportunities 

General OJP Grants FAQ​- Updated April 25, 2019 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Title II Juvenile Justice Grants to Reduce and Eliminate Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Minnesota’s Juvenile Justice System

 Due: 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 22, 2019

The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 2002, Public Law 93-415 as amended, 42 United States Code 5601 et seq. provides for Minnesota's Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee (JJAC) to authorize this Request for Proposal (RFP). The goal of Title II funding is to provide direct services to youth and their families to prevent or divert involvement of youth in the juvenile justice system and to eliminate or to minimize racial and ethnic disparities.  JJAC is focusing these funds to support agencies and programs that are dedicated to reducing and eliminating disparities.

All applications must be submitted via e-grants, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) online grants management system. 

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: