CTAS 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. Legal aid organizations are able to subgrant from eligible applicants, but they are not eligible to be the lead applicant on proposals.
Pass-Through Funds/ Block Grants
Federal funds flowing through state and local governments
HUD – CDBG for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (2020)
The CDBG program works to ensure decent affordable housing, to provide services to the most vulnerable in our communities, and to create jobs through the expansion and retention of businesses. There is express language for legal aid.
DOL – Opioid Recovery through Workforce Development (2019)
This program’s goal is to implement innovative approaches for addressing the workforce and economic impacts on local communities impacted by opioid and substance use, including engaging with community partners. There is express language for legal services.
CNCS – AmeriCorps State and National (2020)
Applications Due: January 8, 2020 at 5 p.m. ET AmeriCorps State and National (AmeriCorps) is a national service program of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). AmeriCorps engages tens of thousands of men and women in intensive community… Read More ›
HHS – Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Parts A and B (2019)
Applications Due: October 15, 2019 p.m. ET The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is a “patient-centered system that provides care and treatment services to low income people living with HIV to improve health outcomes and reduce HIV transmission among hard to… Read More ›
DOJ – VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant Program (2018)
Applications Due: States apply by May 30, 2018 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time This is the announcement for states to apply to DOJ OVC, not individual local organizations. This is a block grant — you apply to your state’s grant administering… Read More ›
DOL – WIOA – Indian and Native American Program – Employment and Training Grants (2018)
Applications Due: May 18, 2018, 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Description: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor announces the availability of approximately $62 million for Indian and Native American (INA) Program Grants to fund approximately 176 total… Read More ›
DOJ – Second Chance Act – Implementing Statewide Plans To Improve Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System (2017)
Applications Due: June 29, 2017, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time Description: Section 101 of the Second Chance Act authorizes the Department of Justice to award grants to counties and states to improve reentry outcomes for incarcerated youth. The Second Chance Act Program… Read More ›
HUD – CDBG for Indian Tribes and Native Alaska Villages (2017)
Applications Due: May 18, 2017 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time Description: The purpose of the ICDBG program is the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons… Read More ›
HHS – Procedural Justice Informed Alternatives to Contempt (2016)
Applications Due: July 8, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time Description: The overall goal of the PJAC demonstration is to increase reliable child support by offering an alternative to contempt that is guided by procedural justice principles. These grants will test… Read More ›