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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

**NEW** Health Center Program - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2016 Service Area Competition (SAC) under the Health Center Program. The purpose of this grant program is to improve the health of the Nation’s underserved communities and vulnerable populations by assuring continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services. Health Center Program grants support a variety of community-based and patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that provide primary and preventive health care services to the Nation’s underserved.  Last year HRSA clarified that civil legal aid may be included in the range of “enabling services” that HRSA-funded health centers can provide to meet the primary care needs of the population and communities they serve. 

Funding Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

Eligible Grantees: An applicant must be a public or nonprofit private entity, as demonstrated through the submission of the Evidence of Non-profit/Public Center Status outlined in Section IV.2.vi., Faith-based and community-based organizations, Tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply.

Deadline: 8/18/2015

**NEW** Trafficking Victim Assistance Program – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The central purpose of these cooperative agreements is to efficiently fund time-limited comprehensive case management services on a per capita basis to foreign victims of a severe form of trafficking in persons and potential victims of trafficking seeking Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) certification in any location within the United States. ORR intends to accomplish this purpose by awarding cooperative agreements to organizations that will individually or collectively ensure national coverage. An awarded organization must provide case management and referrals to qualified persons, either directly through its own organization or by partnering with other organizations through contracts or both. For the purposes of this announcement, “Comprehensive case management must include providing direct services and/or community referrals for… legal services….”  

Funding Source: U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement

Eligible Grantees: State governments; county governments; city or township governments; special district governments; independent school districts; public and state controlled institutions of higher education; Native American tribal governments (federally recognized); public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities; Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments); nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education; nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education; private institutions of higher education; for-profit organizations other than small businesses; small businesses.

Deadline: 8/19/2015   

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 *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

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Criminal - Training and Technical Assistance

For information on other Criminal training and technical assistance opportunities, please visit www.ojp.usdoj.gov.

 
JUVENILE

Juvenile - Grants

For information on other Juvenile grant opportunities, please visit www.ojjdp.gov/funding.

Juvenile - Training and Technical Assistance

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

CIVIL

Civil - Grants

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

Civil - Training and Technical Assistance

For information on other Civil training and technical assistance opportunities, please visit www.ojp.usdoj.gov.

 
OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (OVW)

OVW - Grants

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

 

OVW - Training and Technical Assistance

For information on other OVW training and technical assistance opportunities, please visit www.ovw.usdoj.gov.

  

OFFICE FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME (OVC)

OVC - Grants

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

OVC - Training and Technical Assistance Opportunities

For information on other OVC training and technical assistance opportunities, please visit www.ojp.usdoj.gov.

  

OFFICE OF TRIBAL JUSTICE (OTJ)

OTJ - Grants

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

OTJ - Training and Technical Assistance

For information on other OTJ training and technical assistance 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 July 15, 2015