Grants and Planning Branch

The Grants & Planning Branch maintains information on federal and state resources that may be available to assist in improving the criminal and juvenile justice systems, and seeks, applies for, and administers federal crime and crime prevention funding.  We are the State Administering Agency (SAA) for the following Federal Grants:

*Eligible grant recipients are state and county government organizations. Grant funds are not awarded directly to private agencies.

The Grants & Planning Branch works closely with the U.S. Department of Justice, in particular with the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Institute of Justice, the Office for Victims of Crime, the Office of Justice Programs, and the Office on Violence Against Women.

The Grants & Planning Branch is also the Administering Agency for the following State Grants:

  • Hawaii Career Criminal Prosecution Program (HCCPP)*
  • Victim Witness Assistance (VW)*

Grants and Planning Branch Brochure (09_2022)


Recorded Webinar for Hawaii

U.S Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Funding Opportunities & Resources


On March 29 and March 31, 2023, in partnership with the Hawaii Department of the Attorney General, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) presented “FY 2023 Funding Opportunities & Resources”.

On March 29th, the target audience was courts, corrections, community corrections, and reentry. On March 31st, the target audience was law enforcement, prosecutors, and community safety programs, such as behavioral health.  Following the formal presentation, there was a Q&A session. BJA is the largest grant making office in the U.S. Department of Justice.

March 29, 2023 (courts, corrections, community corrections, and reentry)

March 31, 2023 (law enforcement, prosecutors, and community safety programs)

CPJAD eGrants (online Grants Management System)





CPJAD is providing an electronic Bulletin Board for trainings for government and nonprofit agencies serving crime victims in the State.  Agencies and individuals are invited to submit training flyers with registration information to [email protected] to be posted on this Training Events Bulletin Board.