KNOXVLLE, Tenn. On September 25, 2023, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Tennessee announced $6,487,260 in Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP) funding.
- Blount County, County Executive - $22,147.
- City of Chattanooga - $192,244.
- City of Kingsport - $28,103.
- City of Knoxville - $154,782.
- City of Morristown - $18,819.
- Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking - $950,000.
- County of Washington - $31,657.
- First Things First Inc. - $764,508.
- Hamilton County Board of Education - $1,000,000.
- Knox County - $1,300,000.
- Knoxville Leadership Foundation - $900,000.
- Rescue 180, Inc. - $1,125,000.
The Office of Justice Programs is a federal agency that provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance, and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime, assist victims and uphold the rule of law by strengthening the criminal and juvenile justice systems. OJP’s six program offices support state, local, and tribal community safety efforts; crime victim assistance and compensation programs; juvenile justice and child protection activities; sex offender management; a wide range of training and technical assistance opportunities; ground-breaking criminal justice research; and, statistical collections covering a host of justice system topics.
The awards announced above are being made as part of the regular end-of-fiscal year cycle. Additional information about FY23 awards can be found on OJP’s website here: www.ojp.gov/funding/explore/ojp-award-data. For more information, please contact email@example.com.