Reentry Courts cannot be applicants under 2012 “Second Chance Act” Solicitations, but ought to be “key stakeholders”, part of a community of beneficiaries.
SAMHSA’s will make a $4.4 million dollars in grants available to all criminal justice and family/child dependency courts, as well as reentry courts.
Funding for Reentry Courts under the “Second Chance Act” is in doubt as 2011 funding for the Second Chance Act has been reduced to $83 million.
The “Second Chance Act” is on track to fund reentry projects at $100 million for 2011, including $10 million for Reentry Courts.
The Obama Administration’s criminal justice funding proposal opens up potential for increased resources for reentry courts and criminal justice reform programs
California has begun largest prison-based reentry pilot project in the nation’s history, with $10 million a year available to grantees for 2 and 1/2 years.
BJA has made $37 million in “Second Chance Act” funding available to government agencies, including reentry courts, for reentry based demonstration projects involving community-wide “task forces”
Reentry courts may be able to access far more than the $10 million in “Second Chance Act” funds, with $300 million available for reentry projects, 2009-2010
NOV.3,2009: BREAKING NEWS An extraordinary development for California reentry court programs has come to our attention. The legislature has targeted both stimulus money and and other federal and state funds to reduce reliance on prisons through four innovative programs: 10 million dollars of federal funds will be distributed through a Parolee Reentry Accountability Program to support reentry courts. … Read moreFunding Alert: California
Missouri is one the few truely innovative states in the reentry court field, with both prison and jail based reentry courts (also called reintegration courts). According to Missouri Director of Probation Services, Scott Johnson, a single state agency that handles both probation and parole functions makes political and resource decisions less problematic. [According to Scott, … Read moreSpotlight on Missouri