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Following is a list (in alphabetical order) of funds available to courts that are administered by the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC). Included are the purposes of each fund and the Division name and phone number for specific grant information. The general information telephone number for the Administrative Office of the Courts is (602) 542-9300.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Fund (ADR) 12-135
Purpose:
To establish, maintain, improve or enhance local, regional or statewide alternative dispute resolution programs in the courts.
Division: Court Services | 602-542-9358

Adult Intensive Probation Supervision Programs (AIPS) 13-913
Purpose: Legislatively appropriated funds provided to the 15 local adult probation departments to supervise higher risk offenders who would otherwise be imprisoned.
Division: Adult Probation Services | 602-542-9460

Adult Probation Services Fees Fund (PSF) Arizona Constitution, Article 6 and 12-267
Purpose: Funds generated by fees collected from adult probationers, retained locally  to be used primarily for probation officers' salaries
Division: Adult Probation Services | 602-542-9460

Case Processing Assistance Fund (CPAF) 41-2401(D)(8) 
Purpose:
To enhance the ability of the courts to process criminal, domestic violence, and delinquency cases, in addition to strategic projects that have a statewide or regional impact or change the way the court conducts business in the areas of case processing.
Division: Court Services, 602-542-9339 | 602-542-9358

Community Punishment Programs (CPP) 13-821, 12-299 
Purpose: Comprised of legislatively appropriated funds and monies collected from fines levied against drug offenders for the 15 local adult probation departments. Funds are used to provide an array of community-based treatment/education services while providing a high level of supervision and control.
Division: Adult Probation Services | 602-542-9460

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) 8-524(A)(B)  
Purpose: To provide legislatively appropriated funds to administer local special advocate programs in each county. Local special advocate programs recruit volunteers who are appointed by a juvenile court judge to dependency cases to work in the childs best interest.
Division: Dependent Children's Services | 602-542-9400

Court Improvement Program Fund - Chapter 276 (HB 2645), 46(C), Administrative Order # 98-35
Purpose:
Comprised of legislatively appropriated funds to enhance the juvenile courts' ability to process dependency cases.
Division: Dependent Children's Services | 602-542-9400

Diversion (formerly Pic-Act) 8-321
Purpose:  Legislatively appropriated funds that provide the opportunity for youth to be held accountable for specific offenses without the formal court process.  Youth are required to attend programs which emphasize accountability, restitution, skill development, crime reductions and community safety.
Division: Juvenile Justice Services | 602-542-9443

Drug Enforcement Account (DEA) 41-2402 
Purpose:
State funds used by court agencies to process drug or drug related offenders through the court, emphasizing adjudication, probation and indigent defense services.
Division: Adult Probation Services | 602-542-9460

Drug Treatment Education Fund (DTEF) 13-901   
Purpose:
Fund created by The Drug Medicalization, Prevention, and Control Act of 1996 which is used for the treatment and education of substance abusing adult probationers convicted of personal possession or use of a controlled substance.
Division: Adult Probation Services | 602-542-9460

Family Counseling Programs 8-261(2)  
Purpose:
Legislatively appropriated funds are provided to all 15 counties on a four-to-one state-county fund match. Funds are used to strengthen family relationships and prevent juvenile delinquency.
Division: Juvenile Justice Services | 602-542-9443

Fill The Gap 12-102.02
Purpose:
To allocate funds to counties for the purpose of planning and implementing collaborative projects that are designed to improve the processing of criminal cases.
Division: Court Services | 602-542-9359

Interstate Compact 31-467
Purpose:
Legislatively appropriated funds provide administrative services for the interstate transfer of adult probationers and community-based supervision to probationers permitted to move to Arizona.
Division: Adult Probation Services | 602-542-9460

Judicial Assistance Fund Arizona Constitution Article VI, 19-20, 12-143(A) and 38-813(B)
Purpose:
Legislatively appropriated funds to provide funds for judges pro tempore in the Superior Court and retired judges and justices for the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court on a short-term, emergency basis. Order of appointment by the Chief Justice is required. Funds are extremely limited.
Division: Administrative Services | 602-542-9332

Judicial Collection Enhancement Fund (JCEF) 12-113, et seq.
Purpose:
Legislatively appropriated funds to improve, maintain and enhance the ability to collect and manage monies assessed or received by the courts including restitution, child support, fines and civil penalties; and to improve court automation projects likely to improve case processing or the administration of justice.
Division: Court Services | 602-542-9359

Juvenile Crime Reduction Fund (JCRF) 41-2401(D)(5)
Purpose:
Legislatively appropriated funds for prevention and intervention programs and projects designed to reduce juvenile crime.
Division: Juvenile Justice Services | 602-542-9443

Juvenile Intensive Probation Supervision Program (JIPS) 8-351 through 8-358
Purpose:
Legislatively appropriated funds to divert high risk juveniles from the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections or other out-of home placements.
Division: Juvenile Justice Services | 602-542-9443

Juvenile Probation Services Fees Fund 8-241
Purpose:
Funds generated by fees collected from juvenile probationers, retained locally to be used primarily for probation officers' salaries.
Division: Juvenile Justice Services | 602-542-9443

Juvenile Probation Services Fund (JPSF) 8-322
Purpose: Legislatively appropriated funds that provide intervention services for youth on probation.
Division: Juvenile Justice Services | 602-542-9443

Juvenile Standard Probation Program 8-203 and 12-261 through 266
Purpose:
Legislatively appropriated funds to subsidize juvenile probation services statewide in order to maintain the statutory ration of juvenile probationers to probation officers 35:1.
Division: Juvenile Justice Services | 602-542-9443

Municipal Court Fill the Gap (MCFTG) 41-2421(K)
Purpose:  In addition to other sources of Fill the Gap funding, provides funding for an additional penalty assessment of 7%. Municipal courts receive a 14.29% allocation of this assessment. The allocation to municipal courts will be distributed by the Supreme Court according to a statutory formula based on the total surcharges transmitted by each municipal court compared to the total surcharges transmitted by municipal courts statewide. The monies shall be used to improve, maintain and enhance the ability to collect and manage monies assessed or received by the courts, to improve court automation and to improve case processing or the administration of justice.
Division:  Court Services | 602-542-9339

Public Defender Training Fund (PDTF) 12-117(A)
Purpose:
To provide funds for County Public Defender training. Funds are to be used in accordance with Administrative Order 92-4.
Division: Court Services | 602-542-9359

State Aid Detention (SAD) 41-2417
Purpose:
Established for the purposes of providing state assistance to counties in maintaining, expanding and operating Juvenile Detention Centers required by 8-305 and 8-226.
Division: Juvenile Justice Services | 602-542-9443

State Aid Enhancement (SAE) 12-261 through 266
Purpose:
Legislatively appropriated funds to subsidize adult probation services statewide in order to maintain the statutory ratio of adult probationers to probation officers at 60:1.
Division: Adult Probation Services | 602-542-9460

State Grand Jury  21-428(B)
Purpose:
Legislatively appropriated funds to provide for reimbursement of grand jury expenses.
Division: Administrative Services | 602-542-9332

Title IV-D Case Processing
Purpose: State pass through funds from the Domestic Relations budget. Funds are awarded to enhance and streamline IV-D case processing by the Superior Court or Clerk of the Court.
Division: Court Services | 602-542-9358

Traffic Case Processing Fund (TCPF) Administrative Order # 97-52
Purpose: -
TCPF are Defensive Driving fee funds used to expedite the processing of all offenses prescribed in Title 28, Chapter 6, Articles 2 through 15. The money for TCPF comes from fees placed on attendance at court-authorized traffic offense diversion programs. TCPF monies are used to administer the Defensive Driving Program and to improve traffic case processing.
Division: Court Services | 602-542-9359


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