State Justice Institute (SJI) Resources


Funding to address substance use disorders (SUDs) and related issues. List may include programs with a primary purpose other than addressing SUDs.

Court Pandemic Response and Recovery Grant Program

Supports projects that strengthen the operations of state courts as they respond to and recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the justice system. Focuses on projects that address system change and the future of court operations by institutionalizing and replicating practices that have been implemented during the pandemic. Seeks to enhance access and fairness for courts and court users by promoting practices such as case triage and the use of technology for online dispute resolution (ODR), portal development, virtual hearings, and other innovations to conduct court business remotely.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State Justice Institute (SJI)
State Justice Institute (SJI) Quarterly Grant Program Inactive

Enhances the functioning of the U.S. judicial system by improving the quality of justice in state courts. Provides funding to state courts, national organizations, and other eligible organizations to address common issues and challenges faced by state courts, with a focus on SJI priority investment areas, including court responses to opioids, other dangerous drugs, and behavioral health issues. Offers the following 4 types of grant opportunities to eligible applicants on a quarterly basis: project grants, technical assistance grants, curriculum adaptation and training grants, and strategic initiative grants.

Application Deadline: May 3, 2021
Sponsor: State Justice Institute (SJI)