Supporting the Nation's Judicial System & the Public it Serves


SJI was established by federal law in 1984 to improve the quality of justice in state courts, and foster innovative, efficient solutions to common issues faced by all courts. To fulfill this mission, SJI awards grants that benefit the nation’s judicial system and the public it serves.


Next Grant Application Deadline

The deadline for new grant applications for the 4th quarter of FY 2020.

August 1, 2020

Grant Deadlines

SJI’s Funding Toolkit

Visit SJI’s Funding Toolkit for State Courts and Justice System Partners to learn about additional grant opportunities, access grant resources, and to request grant writing technical assistance.

Funding Toolkit