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FY 2020 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Now Available

The FY 2020 CTAS opportunity provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization. View the solicitation, access frequently asked questions, and view additional resources. Apply by: February 25, 2020.


Tribal Law and Policy Institute Releases
Access the following BJA-sponsored reports, released in February 2019, from the Tribal Law and Policy Institute:

FY 2018 TJSIP grant recipients
FY 2019 TJSIP Fact Sheet

Eligibility
Applicants are limited to federally recognized tribal governments. Eligibility is defined under the Indian Self Determination Act, 25 U.S.C. 450b(e).

BJA Grant Applicant Education Webinars
In early 2019, BJA hosted a series of educational webinars to assist potential applicants interested in applying for FY 2019 funding opportunities. Visit the BJA Grant Applicant Education Series Webinars page for access to YouTube recordings, downloadable versions of the presentations, as well as transcripts for each webinar.

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BJA partners with the University of North Dakota Tribal Judicial Institute (UND TJI) and Nisqually Construction to provide technical assistance (TA) for TJSIP, CTAS Purpose Area 4 grant recipients. UND TJI focuses on operational planning activities such as operational programming, operational budgeting, staffing assessment, and project feasibility. Nisqually Construction provides construction management technical assistance services.

TTA activities include project management technical assistance, including bidding, design, and construction; National Environmental Policy Act assistance; and review of construction/renovation budgets, delivery approach, schedules, contractor selections, contract agreements, invoicing, progress, and construction closeout. TA services can be provided on site, by telephone, and/or through webinars. To learn more about DOJ’s TTA offerings, visit: www.justice.gov/tribal/training-and-technical-assistance.

See the Native American and Alaskan Technical Assistance Project (NAATAP) Project Guides:

Julius Dupree
Policy Advisor
202-514-1928
E-mail: Julius.Dupree@usdoj.gov

Crossing the Bridge: Tribal-State-Local Collaboration, BJA-Sponsored, February 2019. This report highlights an approach and plan to help with tribal-state-local collaborations.
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More BJA Publications

Grant Awards:

Program Performance Reports:

View an Overview of Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Grants, which includes grant award amounts, project descriptions, and site photographs.

Bureau of Justice Assistance Tribal Training & Technical Assistance Provider Directory 2013-2014
With guidance from BJA, the National Criminal Justice Training Center at Fox Valley Technical College developed this directory of technical assistance (TA) providers for tribal justice programs. The guide includes information about TA providers’ areas of expertise, conferences, and publications and other resources.

FY 2011 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Community Profiles Report
This report provides a summary of the funding needs reported by a sample of 2011 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) applicants. The purpose of this report is to identify the needs of CTAS applicants and determine whether meaningful differences exist between applicants who received BJA funding and those who did not.

Emerging Strategies in Tribal-State Collaboration: Barriers and Solutions to Enforcing Tribal Protection Orders
BJA-Sponsored, February 2019. This report highlights information discussed and gathered during the December 6, 2017, meeting on the Agua Caliente Reservation to explore the barriers and promising strategies around the enforcement of tribal protection orders.

BJA Strategies to Support Tribal Reentry
BJA, April 2014. BJA offers strategies that can support tribes and states interested in implementing effective post-reentry assessment, supervision, and services for tribal members serving in federal, state and local settings, as well as pre-reentry services in tribal and state prisons and jails.

Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities: A Policy Development Guide BJA and the American Probation and Parole Association, Carrie Abner, October 2011. This document seeks to provide guidance to administrators of tribal detention facilities on the key policy issues for the prevention, reduction, detection, and punishment of sexual abuse perpetrated on those under correctional supervision in Indian Country, including in jails, juvenile detention facilities, and police lock-ups.

Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA): Long Term Plan to Build and Enhance Tribal Justice Systems
The Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA) has created a tremendous opportunity for Tribal Nations across the United States to enhance their tribal justice systems and improve safety in Indian country.

FY 2019 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
The FY 2019 CTAS opportunity provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization. View the solicitation, learn about and register for pre-application webinars, and view additional resources.


Announcement:

Tribal Justice CTAS Training and Technical Assistance Solicitation

The FY 2019 CTAS Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) opportunity seeks TTA to provide support for three specific BJA grant programs that are included in the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) and to support tribes in critical areas of their justice systems: CTAS Purpose Areas 2, 3 and 10. Apply by: May 14, 2019.


Recently Launched: Tribal Access to Justice Innovation Website

Sponsored by BJA, the Tribal Access to Justice Innovation website highlights innovative tribal justice programs from around the country in an effort to provide ideas to reformers looking to address common challenges.


FY 2017 CTAS Funding Now Available

The Department of Justice has released the FY 2017 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS), which provides Tribes with funding to enhance law enforcement, bolster justice systems, prevent and control crime, serve victims, and support other efforts to combat crime. Apply by February 28, 2017.


Tribal Justice System Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program Funding Available

BJA is seeking applications through the Tribal Justice System Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program. This program assists federally recognized Indian tribes in planning and implementing comprehensive strategies to reduce and control crime associated with alcohol and other drug abuse; and in developing, implementing, and enhancing American Indian and Alaska Native tribal justice systems. Applications are due June 2, 2016.


DOJ Awards $87 Million To Enhance, Support Tribal Justice and Safety

On September 22, DOJ announced the awarding of 169 grants to American Indian tribes, Alaska Native villages, tribal consortia, and tribal designees. The grants will provide more than $87 million to enhance law enforcement practices and sustain crime prevention and intervention efforts in nine purpose areas including public safety and community policing; justice systems planning; alcohol and substance abuse; corrections and correctional alternatives; violence against women; juvenile justice; and tribal youth programs.


Funding:

Tribal Justice CTAS Training and Technical Assistance Solicitation FY 2019 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 05/14/2019, 11:59 PM
BJA is seeking applications for the Tribal Justice Coordinated Tribal Assistance solicitation (CTAS) related Training and Technical Assistance Program.
Solicitation  Webinar (5/7/2019)


FY 2019 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 03/12/2019, 09:00 PM
The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking applications for funding to improve public safety and victim services in tribal communities. This solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization.
Solicitation  Webinars  Additional Resources


FY 2017 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 02/28/2017, 09:00 PM
This solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to develop a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization issues and to apply for funding. See Purpose Areas 2-4 for BJA-specific information.
Overview  Solicitation  FAQ  Fact Sheet


Tribal Justice System Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program FY 2016 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 06/02/2016, 11:59 PM
BJA is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for funding under the Tribal Justice Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program. The program furthers the Department’s efforts to assist federally recognized Indian tribes in planning and implementing comprehensive strategies to reduce and control crime associated with alcohol and other drug abuse; and in developing, implementing, and enhancing American Indian and Alaska Native tribal justice systems.
Solicitation


FY 2015 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 02/24/2015, 09:00 PM
The Department of Justice's CTAS provides funding to support public safety, victim services, and crime prevention improvements for American Indian and Alaska Native governments.
Solicitation


FY 2014 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 03/24/2014, 07:00 PM
The Department of Justice's CTAS provides funding to support public safety, victim services, and crime prevention improvements for American Indian and Alaska Native governments.
Solicitation


FY 2013 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 03/19/2013, 09:00 PM
The Department of Justice's CTAS provides funding to support public safety, victim services, and crime prevention improvements for American Indian and Alaska Native governments.
CTAS Information


Tribal Justice System Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program FY 2012 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 05/31/2012, 11:59 PM
This program focuses on funding national TTA efforts for enhancing tribal and state collaborations; comprehensive strategic planning; building tribal capacity to plan, develop, or enhance diversion and community corrections capacity; enhancing tribal justice information sharing efforts; and other tribal justice system capacity building TTA efforts.
Solicitation


Fiscal Year 2012 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 04/18/2012, 08:59 PM
The funding can be used to conduct comprehensive planning, enhance law enforcement, bolster justice systems, support and enhance tribal efforts to prevent and control delinquency and strengthen the juvenile justice system, prevent youth substance abuse, serve sexual assault and elder victims, and support other efforts to combat crimes and assist law enforcement.
Solicitation  Fact Sheet  CTAS Resources


Correctional Systems and Correctional Alternatives on Tribal Lands Training and Technical Assistance Program FY 2011 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 06/20/2011, 11:59 PM
This program assists tribes with planning, renovation, or construction projects to meet institution-based correctional needs or developing, implementing and/or enhancing of community-based correctional alternatives to address the incarceration and rehabilitation of juvenile1 and adult offenders subject to tribal jurisdiction.
Solicitation


Recovery Act: Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Program Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 05/04/2009, 11:59 PM
This program assists tribes in cost effectively constructing and renovating correctional facilities on tribal lands associated with the incarceration and rehabilitation of juvenile and adult offenders subject to tribal jurisdiction.
Solicitation  FAQ


Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Program FY 2009 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 03/12/2009, 07:59 PM
This program assists tribes in developing effective strategies to cost effectively plan and/or renovate facilities associated with the incarceration and rehabilitation of juvenile and adult offenders subject to tribal jurisdiction.
Solicitation  FAQ


Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Training and Technical Assistance Program FY 2009 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 03/12/2009, 07:59 PM
This program assists tribes in developing strategies to cost effectively plan, renovate, and/or construct facilities associated with the incarceration and rehabilitation of juvenile and adult offenders subject to tribal jurisdiction.
Solicitation  FAQ


Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Program FY 2008 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 06/12/2008, 07:59 PM
This program assists tribes in developing effective strategies to cost effectively plan and/or renovate facilities associated with the incarceration and rehabilitation of juvenile and adult offenders subject to tribal jurisdiction.
Solicitation


Renovation of Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands FY 2007 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 09/17/2007, 07:59 PM
This program assists tribes in developing effective strategies to cost effectively renovate existing facilities associated with the incarceration and rehabilitation of juvenile and adult offenders subject to tribal jurisdiction.
Solicitation


Planning Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands FY 2007 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 09/13/2007, 07:59 PM
This program assists tribes in developing effective strategies to cost effectively plan facilities associated with the incarceration and rehabilitation of juvenile and adult offenders subject to tribal jurisdiction.
Solicitation


Planning Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Training and Technical Assistance Program FY 2007 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 08/20/2007, 07:59 PM
This program assists tribes in developing effective strategies to cost effectively plan facilities associated with the incarceration and rehabilitation of juvenile and adult offenders subject to tribal jurisdiction.
Solicitation

 

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