Open Solicitations

 

FY 2015 CTAS solicitation

On November 20, 2014, the Department of Justice announced the opening of the grant solicitation period for comprehensive funding to support public safety, victim services, and crime prevention improvements in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.  The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) is administered by the Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), and Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The funding can be used to enhance law enforcement; bolster adult and juvenile justice systems; prevent and control juvenile delinquency; serve sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder victims; and support other efforts to combat crime.  The department’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) can be viewed below.

Additional Grant Opportunities

To improve the crime-fighting and criminal justice administration capabilities of tribal, state, and local governments, we must ensure that tribes and communities have access to additional resources. Provided are links to funding opportunities available from The Justice Department and from the federal government.


BJA FY 2015 Anti-Human Trafficking National Training and Technical Assistance Program for Law Enforcement Task Forces

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the Anti-Human Trafficking National Training and Technical Assistance Program for Law Enforcement Task Forces. This program furthers the Department’s mission by enhancing the capacity of state and local jurisdictions in preventing and reducing crime related to human trafficking.

Applications due April 20, 2015


BJA FY 2015 Firearm Locks Distribution and Safe Storage Program

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for a Firearm Locks Distribution and Safe Storage Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by enhancing the capacity of state and local jurisdictions in preventing and reducing crime.

Applications due April 27, 2015


BJA FY 2015 Second Chance Act Two-Phase Adult Reentry Demonstration Program: Planning and Implementation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

is seeking applications for Second Chance Act Two-Phase Adult Reentry Demonstration Program: Planning and Implementation. This program furthers the Department’s mission by providing services and programs to help facilitate the successful reintegration of individuals returning from incarceration to their communities.

Applications due: April 29, 2015


BJA FY 2015 Adjudication and Law Enforcement National Initiatives: Improving Responses to Criminal Justice Issues

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding under the Adjudication and Law Enforcement National Initiatives: Improving Responses to Criminal Justice Issues program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by assisting state and local jurisdictions in preventing and reducing crime, unnecessary confinement, and promoting a safe and fair criminal justice system.

Applications due April 30, 2015


BJA FY 2015 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Training and Technical Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications to provide national training and technical assistance to local and tribal partners to plan and implement place-based, community-oriented strategies to address neighborhood-level crime issues as part of a broader neighborhood revitalization or redevelopment initiative. 

Applications due May 4, 2015


BJA FY 2015 National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI)

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding to address the issue of unsubmitted sexual assault kits at law enforcement agencies. This program furthers the Department’s mission by improving state and local jurisdictions’ response to violent crime and improving the functioning of the criminal justice system

Applications due May 7, 2015


BJA FY 2015 Sexual Assault Kit Initiative: National Training and Technical Assistance

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding to support national training and technical assistance for jurisdictions engaged in comprehensive sexual assault response reform related to the issue of unsubmitted sexual assault kits. This program furthers the Department’s mission by improving state and local jurisdictions response to violent crime and improving the functioning of the criminal justice system.

Applications due May 7, 2015


SMART FY 15 Promoting Evidence Integration in Sex Offender Management: Applying Circles of Support and Accountability in Indian Country Project Sites

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking (SMART) is seeking applications for funding under the SMART Office FY 15 Applying Circles of Support and Accountability in Indian Country Project Sites program.  The goal of the initiative is to support the development of a holistic program for those affected by crime by providing support for the victim, encouraging responsibility for the offender, and facilitating changes designed to minimize the risk of future abuse.  SMART will fund up to two Indian Country jurisdictions, and an accompanying technical assistance provider.

Application due May 18, 2015


BJA FY 2015 Second Chance Act Technology-Based Career Training Program for Incarcerated Adults and Juveniles

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding under the Second Chance Act to provide technology career training to incarcerated individuals. This program furthers the Department’s mission by providing services and programs to help facilitate the successful reintegration of prisoners as they return to their communities.

Applications due: May 19, 2015


SMART FY 15 Campus-Focused Sexual Assault Perpetration Prevention and Education Program

 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) is seeking applications for funding under the SMART Office FY 15 Campus-Focused Sexual Assault Perpetration Prevention and Education Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting projects that will test pilot programs to enhance sex offender management practices.

Applications due May 28, 2015


OVC FY 2015 American Indian/Alaska Native Training and Technical Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications for funding under the American Indian/Alaska Native Training and Technical Assistance Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by enhancing the capacity of victim service providers to better respond to the needs and rights of crime victims in tribal communities.

Applications due:  June 1, 2015


OVC FY 2015 National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime is seeking applications for 15th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime. This program furthers the Department’s mission by enhancing the capacity of American Indian and Alaska Native communities to effectively meet the needs of victims of crime.

Applications due: June 1, 2015


BJA FY 2015 Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program Utilizing Mentors

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applicants for funding under the Second Chance Act to provide mentoring grants to nonprofit organizations and Indian tribes. This program furthers the Department’s mission by providing services and programs to help facilitate the successful reintegration of formerly incarcerated individuals as they return to their communities.

Applications due June 11, 2015


Grants.gov

The federal government has established Grants.gov, which is the single access point for competitive discretionary funding opportunities offered by all federal agencies. Grants.gov allows organizations to electronically find and apply for more than $400 billion in Federal grants.

Office of Justice Programs

The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), is the office of the U.S. Department of Justice that provides innovative leadership to federal, state, local, and tribal justice systems by disseminating state-of-the art knowledge and practices across America, and providing grants for the implementation of these crime fighting strategies.

Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

COPS — the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services —  is the office of the U.S. Department of Justice that advances the practice of community policing in America’s state, local and tribal law enforcement agencies.

Office on Violence Against Women

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, is to provide federal leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

 

Updated April 17, 2015