Open Solicitations

FY 2017 CTAS Solicitation

Solicitation, FAQs, Fact Sheet for CTAS FY-2017:
General FAQs
Fact Sheet

General Templates for CTAS FY-2017:
Sample Timeline Template
Sample Application Overview Template (Formerly Executive Summary)
Sample Tribal Narrative Profile Template

Purpose Area Narrative Templates for CTAS FY-2017:

Sample Purpose Area 1 (COPS) Template

Sample Purpose Area 2 (BJA OJJDP OVC COPS OVW) Template

Sample Purpose Area 3 (BJA) Template

Sample Purpose Area 4 (BJA) Template

Sample Purpose Area 5 (OVW) Template

Sample Purpose Area 6 (OVC) Template

Sample Purpose Area 7 (OVC) Template

Sample Purpose Area 8 (OJJDP) Template

Sample Purpose Area 9 (OJJDP) Template


Purpose Area Specific Project Abstract Templates for CTAS FY-2017:
Sample Purpose Area 1 COPS
Sample Purpose Area 2 BJA
Sample Purpose Area 3 BJA
Sample Purpose Area 4 BJA
Sample Purpose Area 5 OVW
Sample Purpose Area 6 OVC
Sample Purpose Area 7 OVC 
Sample Purpose Area 8 OJJDP
Sample Purpose Area 9 OJJDP

Legal Documents for CTAS FY-2017:
Additional Requirements
Supplanting Guidelines
Table of Statutory Authorities
System for Award Management (SAMS)

Purpose-Area Specific Fact Sheets for CTAS FY-2017:
Purpose Area 1
Purpose Area 2
Purpose Area 3
Purpose Area 4
Purpose Area 5
Purpose Area 6
Purpose Area 7
Purpose Area 8
Purpose Area 9

Miscellaneous Documents for CTAS FY-2017:
Allowable Costs List for Purpose Area 1
Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) COPS Purpose Area 1 Public Safety and Community Policing Prohibited and Controlled Expenditures
Grantee Guide Book for Purpose Area 5
Past Successful Application Packet 

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.

The federal government has established, which is the single access point for competitive discretionary funding opportunities offered by all federal agencies. 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 5, 2017