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Funding Available to Establish or Enhance Community Courts

The FY24 National Community Courts Initiative solicitation is now available.

Community courts are neighborhood-focused court programs that combine the power of the community and the justice system to address local problems. They connect persons committing less serious crimes—often misdemeanor cases—to judicially supervised substance use disorder treatment, alternative sanctions, and other community-based services. Community courts enhance public safety by addressing underlying issues that lead to criminal behavior, including substance use and mental health conditions.

Learn more about the opportunity and apply by the posted deadlines.

Date Published: April 30, 2024