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.

FY 2014 Vision 21 Tribal Community Wellness Centers: Serving Crime Victims' Needs

OVC will make up to three awards of up to $660,000 each to tribes or tribal nonprofit organizations to develop and implement a victim-centered Community Wellness framework that extends beyond crisis victim assistance to meet the longer-term, complex needs of victims, survivors, and their families. The framework must include a Community Wellness Center that will offer, coordinate, or foster access to a continuum of resources and services that promote victim and community wellness, including a full range of intervention, treatment, health and wellness, prevention, educational and economic development, and cultural resources for the community. Those applying are urged to begin in advance of the July 15, 2014, deadline.

For more information, please visit http://ojp.gov/ovc/grants/pdftxt/FY14_V21_TribalWellness.pdf.

OJJDP FY 2014 Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Responses to Underage Drinking Initiative

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is seeking applications for funding under the OJJDP Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Responses to Underage Drinking Initiative. This initiative furthers DOJ’s mission by supporting tribal efforts to develop or enhance Juvenile, Juvenile and Family, or Family Healing to Wellness Court responses to youth younger than 21 years old who possess or consume alcohol. Applications are due on August 1, 2014.

For more information, please visit http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2014/TribalWellnessCourt.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.