Description: The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation is administered by the OJP (including BJA, OVC, and OJJDP), COPS and OVW components of the U.S. Department of Justice. The 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: Public Safety and Community Policing, Comprehensive Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning, Justice Systems (including Tribal Courts and Indigent Defense) and Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Corrections and Correctional Alternatives, Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program, Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities, Comprehensive Tribal Victim Assistance Program, Juvenile Justice, and Tribal Youth Program.
Funding Title: Coordinated Tribal Justice Solicitation
Agency Name: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Express Language for Legal Aid:
Target Population: Tribal communities
Expected Number of Awards: See http://www.justice.gov/tribal/ctas2014/2014ctas-solicitation.pdf
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:See http://www.justice.gov/tribal/ctas2014/2014ctas-solicitation.pdf
How to Apply: All applications must be submitted through DOJ’s online Grants Management System
Current Closing Date for Applications: March 24, 2014
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling: See http://www.justice.gov/tribal/ctas2014/2014ctas-solicitation.pdf
Award Floor: See http://www.justice.gov/tribal/ctas2014/2014ctas-solicitation.pdf
Eligible Applicants: Federally-recognized Indian Tribal governments
Applicants may apply for funding under the following purpose areas:
1. Public Safety and Community Policing (COPS)
2. Comprehensive Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning (BJA)
3. Justice Systems, and Alcohol and Substance Abuse (BJA)
4. Corrections and Correctional Alternatives (BJA)
5. Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program (OVW)
6. Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities (OVC)
7. Comprehensive Tribal Victim Assistance Program (OVC)
8. Juvenile Justice (OJJDP)
9. Tribal Youth Program (OJJDP)
Policy and Regulations on Use of Funds:
Current/Past Funding Recipients: 2013
Samples of Successful Application:
Link to Full Announcement: http://www.justice.gov/tribal/ctas2014/2014ctas-solicitation.pdf
Technical Assistance for Submitting an Application: Contact the GMS Support Hotline at 1–888–549–9901, option 3, or via e-mail at GMSHelpDesk@usdoj.gov. The GMS Support Hotline hours of operation are Monday–Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight ET, except U.S. federal government holidays.
Solicitation Requirements Programmatic and General Assistance: Contact the Response Center at 1–800–421–6770 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Response Center’s
hours of operation are Monday–Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, except U.S. federal government holidays.
Solicitation Documents: Visit the Tribal Justice and Safety website for all supporting documents pertaining to the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (www.justice.gov/tribal).