U.S. Department of Justice: Coordinated Tribal AssistanceDeadline: March 24, 2014
The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) program is administered by the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The funding can be used to conduct comprehensive planning, enhance law enforcement, bolster justice systems, support and enhance efforts to prevent and control delinquency and strengthen the juvenile justice system, prevent youth substance abuse, serve sexual assault and elder victims, and support other efforts to combat crimes.
Applicants may apply for funding under the Purpose Area(s) that best addresses Tribes’ concerns related to public safety, criminal and juvenile justice, and the needs of victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of violence:
1. Public Safety and Community Policing
2. Comprehensive Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning
3. Justice Systems, and Alcohol and Substance Abuse
4. Corrections and Correctional Alternatives
5. Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program
6. Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities
7. Comprehensive Tribal Victim Assistance Program
8. Juvenile Justice
9. Tribal Youth Program
Amount: Approximately $97 million is available. Funding ranges and sizes depend on the purpose area. See the full solicitation for details.
Eligibility: Only federally-recognized Indian Tribal governments, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior, may apply. This includes Alaska Native villages and Tribal consortia consisting of two or more federally-recognized Indian Tribes. Tribal designees are eligible participants for certain activities related to DOJ Office on Violence Against Women and Office for Victims of Crime Programs (see the full solicitation for details).