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The purpose of this resource page is to identify open grants, training and technical assistance that may be of particular interest to defender agencies, courts, state, local and tribal jurisdictions, research and academic institutions, and non-profit organizations that are working to enhance legal assistance and related services for historically underserved populations. Please contact the issuing entity for more information about listed grants, training and technical assistance. 

Criminal - Grants | Training & Technical Assistance
Juvenile - Grants | Training & Technical Assistance
Civil - Grants | Training & Technical Assistance
Violence Against Women - Grants | Training & Technical Assistance
Victims of Crime - Grants | Training & Technical Assistance
Tribal Justice- Grants | Training & Technical Assistance
Helpful Links

For a comprehensive listing of all Department of Justice (DOJ) grants, please visit www.justice.gov/business/.

Overview of resources for courts and indigent defense providers (PDF)

FEATURED AGENCY GRANT

Limited Competition for Affo rdable Care Act Consumer Assistance Program Grants – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 
The primary goal of the Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) grants under this FOA is to provide awards to 2010 CAP grant awardees for the re-establishment or expansion of their Consumer Assistance Programs.  Successful applicants are required to demonstrate that they will use grant funds to re-establish or continue and expand capacity in their programs.  As described in section 2793 of the PHS Act, States are authorized to use grant funds to support the following activities: 1) assist with the filling of complaints and appeals regarding health insurance coverage with respect to Federal health insurance requirements and under State law, including filing appeals on the consumer’s behalf with the internal appeal or grievance process of any group health plan or health insurance issuer involved, and providing information about the external appeal process; 2) collect, track, and quantify problems and inquiries encountered by consumers; 3) educate consumers on their rights and responsibilities with respect to group health plans and health insurance coverage including their right to internal and external appeals; 4) assist consumers with enrollment in a group health plan or health insurance coverage by providing information, referral, and assistance; and 5) resolve problems with obtaining premium tax credits under section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
Funding Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight
Eligible Grantees: All Consumer Assistance Program (CAP) grantees who received funds in the 2010 funding cycle are eligible to apply (2010 CAP awardees).  For the purposes of this FOA, a 2010 CAP awardee means the District of Columbia and 35 states.  All 2010 CAP awardees are eligible to apply so long as they are not delinquent on their quarterly FFR (applicable to only 2012 recipients) and any final FFR at the time of application through the award date. Sub-grants to non-profits are permitted.
Deadline: 9/15/2014

*On occasion, this section will feature relevant cross-cutting DOJ and other federal agency grants. For a comprehensive listing of all federal grants, please visit www.grants.gov.

CRIMINAL
Criminal Grants

**NEW** NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship Program in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
The NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) program in social and behavioral sciences provides awards for research on crime, violence, and other criminal justice-related topics to accredited universities that offer research-based doctoral degrees. NIJ invests in doctoral education by supporting universities that sponsor students who demonstrate the potential to successfully complete doctoral degree programs in disciplines relevant to the mission of NIJ and who are in the final stages of graduate study. The ultimate goal of this solicitation is to increase the pool of researchers in the social and behavioral sciences that are involved in research relevant to prevention and control of crime and help ensure the fair and impartial administration of criminal justice in the United States.
Funding Source: National Institute of Justice
Eligible Grantees: Limited to degree-granting educational institutions in the United States. To be eligible, the institution must be fully accredited by one of the regional institutional accreditation agencies recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Under this solicitation, the applicant institution must apply as the sponsoring institution for the doctoral candidate who will be conducting criminal justice-related research in a discipline relevant to NIJ's mission.
Deadline: 12/24/2014


Criminal Training and Technical Assistance

 

JUVENILE
Juvenile Grants

 


Juvenile Training & Technical Assistance

 

For information on other Juvenile training and technical assistance opportunities, please visit www.ojjdp.gov/funding

CIVIL
Grants - Civil

For information on other Civil opportunities, please visit www.ojp.usdoj.gov.


Civil Training and Technical Assistance

For information on other Civil opportunities, please visit www.ojp.usdoj.gov.


OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (OVW)
OVW Grants

 

For information on other OVW opportunities, please visit www.ovw.usdoj.gov.


OVW Training & Technical Assistance

For information on other OVW opportunities, please visit www.ovw.usdoj.gov.


OFFICE FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME (OVC)
OVC Grants

 

For information on other OVC opportunities, please visit www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc.

OVCSTraining & Technical Assistance

For information on other OVC opportunities, please visit www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc


OFFICE OF TRIBAL JUSTICE (OTJ)
OTJ Grants

For information on other OTJ opportunities, please visit www.justice.gov/otj


OTJ Training & Technical Assistance

For information on other OTJ opportunities, please visit www.justice.gov/otj


Helpful Links

Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant Writing and Management Academy

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Grants.gov

OJP Grants 101

Tribal Justice and Safety Resource Page

Updated: October 2014
General Information: The Access to Justice Initiative
 
Leadership
Lisa Foster
Director
Contact
Access to Justice Initiative
(202) 514-5312
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