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U.S. Department of Justice: Coordinated Tribal Assistance

Deadline: February 24, 2015

The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) provides federally-recognized Tribes and Tribal consortia the opportunity 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. This coordinated grant has nine purpose areas:

  1. Public Safety and Community Policing
  2. Comprehensive Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning
  3. Justice Systems (including Tribal Courts and Indigent Defense) 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 Healing to Wellness Courts
  9. Tribal Youth Program

Amount: Varies by program:

  1. Public Safety and Community Policing: $27 million for up to 50 awards ranging from $300,000-$1,000,000
  2. Comprehensive Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning: Up to $375,000 for 5 awards of $75,000 each
  3. Justice Systems and Alcohol and Substance Abuse: $16.8 million for up to 30 awards ranging from $250,000-$750,000
  4. Corrections and Correctional Alternatives: $7.5 million for two types of grants: 1) renovation grants or supplemental funding for the completion of existing construction projects for single jurisdiction facility, approximately $1 million per award (2-4 awards); 2) renovation grants or supplemental funding for the completion of existing construction projects for regional facility (detention, multi-purpose justice center, correctional alternative), approximately $2-$4 million per award (1-2 awards)
  5. Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program: $32 million for approximately 60 awards; new grantees may apply for up to $450,000 and existing grantees may apply for up to $900,000
  6. Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities: $2.7 million for approximately 6 awards of $450,000 each
  7. Comprehensive Tribal Victim Assistance Program: $3.6 million for approximately 8 awards of $450,000 each
  8. Juvenile Healing to Wellness Courts: $3 million for 9-12 awards ranging from $250,000-$320,000
  9. Tribal Youth Program: $3 million for 6-8 awards ranging from $250,000-$500,000

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. Some exceptions apply (see solicitation).

Link: http://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/tribal/pages/attachments/2014/11/19/ctas_fy-2015_solicitation.pdf

 

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