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 Smart Prosecution Initiative Competitive Grant Announcement

 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the Smart Prosecution Initiative. This program furthers the Department’s mission by assisting jurisdictions in pr.eventing and reducing crime.   Eligible applicants are limited to state, local, and tribal prosecutor agencies or a government agency or nonprofit organization as fiscal agent for the applicant.  Applications are due March 26, 2015

For more information, please visit https://www.bja.gov/Funding/15SmartProsSol.pdf


BJA FY 2015 Smart Supervision: Reducing Prison Populations, Saving Money, and Creating Safer Communities

 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for the  This program furthers the Department’s mission by providing resources to states, units of local government, and federally recognized Indian tribes to develop and implement more effective and evidence-based probation and parole practices that effectively address individuals’ needs and reduce recidivism. Applications are due March 24, 2015.

For more information, please visit https://www.bja.gov/Funding/15SmartSupervisionSol.pdf


BJA FY 2015 Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program (Project Safe Neighborhoods)

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding under the Violent Gang and Gun Crime Reduction Program, also known as Project Safe Neighborhoods. This program furthers DOJ’s mission and violent crime reduction strategy by providing support to state, local, and tribal efforts to reduce gun- and gang-related violent crime.  Applications are due February 17, 2015.

For more information, please visit https://www.bja.gov/Funding/15PSNsol.pdf.


FY 2015 Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Maximizing State Reforms

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Maximizing State Reforms. This program furthers the Department’s mission by challenging units of state government and federally recognized Indian tribes to design and implement a strategy to further the goals of a state’s justice reinvestment reform efforts, including the commitment to data-driven decision-making and investment in evidence-based practices and programs.  Applications are due March 10, 2015.

For more information, please visit www.bja.gov/Funding/15JRIsol.pdf


NIJ FY 2015 Research and Evaluation Examining Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women: Domestic Violence, Homicide, Intimate Partner Violence, Sex Trafficking, Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Teen Dating Violence

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications to examine violence and victimization experienced by American Indian and Alaska Native women living in tribal communities that will produce a deeper understanding of the issues faced by Native American women. This program furthers the Department’s mission by sponsoring research to provide objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the State, local, and tribal levels.  Applications are due April 15, 2015.

For more information, please visit https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/sl001130.pdf


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 January 29, 2015