Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program

The EUDL Discretionary Program supports and enhances efforts by States, Territories, and the District of Columbia, in cooperation with local jurisdictions, to prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages to, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors.

(For the purpose of this solicitation, 'minors'
are defined as individuals under the age of 21.) Funds will be dispersed to support discretionary program activities in local jurisdictions, as well as training and technical assistance to all States.

The local programs implement the comprehensive approach to curtailing access and consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors, including the enforcement of laws pertaining to underage alcohol purchase, possession, and use.

Agency - Department of Justice

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Yurok Tribe $ 380,039   2014-10-012018-03-31
Southern Ute Indian Tribe $ 380,189   2014-10-012017-09-30
Lac Du Flambeau Band Of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians-$ 16,669   2014-10-012017-09-30
Department Of Youth Affairs-$ 76,084   2011-06-012017-09-30
Executive Office Of The Government Of The Us Virgin Islands $ 71,129   2011-06-012017-09-30
Ho-chunk Community Development Corporation $ 380,189   2014-10-012016-09-30
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe - White Earth Band $ 380,189   2014-10-012016-09-30
Wake Forest University Health Sciences $ 496,556   2012-10-012016-09-30
Icf Incorporated, L.l.c. $ 305,567   2012-10-012016-09-30
Social And Health Services, Washington State Department Of-$ 24,072   2011-06-012016-09-30

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

For purposes of this initiative, minors are defined as individuals under 21 years of age.

Activities under the EUDL Program may include: -Statewide task forces of state and local law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies to target establishments suspected of a pattern of violations of state laws governing the sale and consumption of alcohol by minors.

-Public advertising programs to educate establishments about statutory prohibitions and sanctions.

-Innovative programs to prevent and combat underage drinking.These funds cannot be used to supplant existing programs and activities (Supplanting means to deliberately reduce State or local funds because of the existence of Federal funds).

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

To receive a Block Grant, Governors and the Mayor of the District of Columbia designated an agency to serve as the point of contact to apply for, receive, and administer the targeted grant funds.

The designated State agencies may apply to receive a Discretionary Grant.

Their applications must detail a comprehensive approach to curtailing access and consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors, including the enforcement of underage drinking laws and how that approach will be implemented by State-selected local communities.

States are encouraged to link with ongoing public and private efforts (including those of foundations and national organizations).

Training and technical assistance were made available through a separate application process.

Beneficiary Eligibility

States are eligible to apply for discretionary funds through a separate application process.


No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Applicants must submit completed applications via the Office of Justice Programs, Grants Management System or through grants.gov following established criteria. The receipt, review, and analysis of applications will follow Office of Justice Programs policies and procedures for the administration of grant applications. Each applicant must detail a comprehensive approach to enforcing underage drinking laws and describe how the Federal funds will be used to contribute to the implementation of that comprehensive approach. States are encouraged to link with ongoing public and private efforts (including law enforcement agencies and those of foundations and national organizations). Specific application instructions for solicitations are available at the Office of Justice Programs web site (http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm).

Award Procedures

Upon approval by the Assistant Attorney General, successful applicants are notified via the Grants Management System. One copy of the grant award must be signed by the authorized official and returned to the Office of Justice Programs. Local units of government will receive Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws funds through the applicant agency subgrant award process.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


Section 504 of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, 42 U.S.C. 5783. Congress has delegated the authority to administer the EUDL Program to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), in the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) Office of Justice Programs (OJP)under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010, Public Law 111-117. and an act appropriating funds for the Department of Justice in the current fiscal year.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days.


Hearings and appeal procedures will follow 28 CFR Part 18, of the Department of Justice Regulations.


Renewals are subject to appropriations.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Awards are made for 24 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.

Post Assistance Requirements


No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

Recipients are required to submit semi-annual Progress Reports.

Recipients are required to submit quarterly Financial Reports.

To assist in fulfilling the Departments responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), Public Law 103-62, and the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, Public Law 111?352, recipients must provide data that measures the results of their work.


In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.


Recipients of federal funds are expected to retain documentation supporting all program transactions for at least 3 years after the closure of audit reports related to such funding. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records must be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all related issues, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Project Grants) FY 16 $46,068; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Office of Justice Programs? Financial Guide 2011 (www.ojp.gov/financial guide/DOJ/index.htm ) and Post award Instructions (www.ojp.usdoj.gov/funding/pdfs/post_award_instructions.pdf), applicable OMB Circulars, and Department of Justice regulations applicable to specific types of grantees, which can be found in title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations (28 C.F.R.).

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Office of Justice Programs U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention 810 7th Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20531 Phone: (202) 616-9135

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Criteria are described in the OJP Program Announcement available at http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm.

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