DOJ – Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (2021)

Applications due: by March 16, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET

This Department of Justice solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization.

Note: CTAS is not a program but a single solicitation under which tribes can apply to seven separate grant programs from four grant-making offices.

Helpful resources

  • The Justice in Government Project at American University has curated research briefs on how civil legal aid helps Native Americans. You can access the brief here.
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 Grant information

Funding Title: U.S. Department of Justice Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation Fiscal year 2021 Competitive Grant Announcement

Agency Name: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance

Funding Opportunity Number: O-BJA-2021-60008

Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: No, there isn’t express language for legal aid. However, legal aid organizations could likely be added as a subgrantee under these grants.

Target Population: Native Americans

Expected Number of Awards: Varies widely for each grant

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  No

Award Ceiling: Varies widely based on each grant, see full listing for more details

Award Floor: $0

Current Closing Date for Applications: by March 16, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Eligible Applicants: Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Other

For more information

Link to Full Announcement: Link to listing. Link to solicitation

Categories: Children, Department of Justice, Domestic Violence, Employment, Housing, Native American, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Native Americans, Reentry, Subgrant Possibilities, Substance Use Disorder, Victims of Crime

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