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New CTAS Fact Sheet Available

With support from BJA, the National Criminal Justice Training Center of Fox Valley Technical College and the Tribal Judicial Institute at the University of North Dakota School of Law have released the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation: Purpose Area #3 fact sheet, which discusses the Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program and the Tribal Courts Assistance Program.


Eligibility
Applicants are limited to federally recognized tribal governments—including Alaska Native villages and corporations—and authorized intertribal consortia.

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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.

Kim Ball Norris, J.D
Senior Policy Advisor, Adjudications
202-307-2076
E-mail: Kim.Norris@usdoj.gov

Fact Sheet: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation - Purpose Area #3, BJA-Sponsored, March 2015. This fact sheet discusses the Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program and the Tribal Courts Assistance Program.
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Bureau of Justice Assistance Tribal Training & Technical Assistance Provider Directory 2013-2014, BJA-Sponsored, December 2013. This directory of technical assistance (TA) providers for tribal justice programs also includes information about TA providers' areas of expertise, conferences, publications, and other resources.
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More BJA Publications

Grant Awards


Announcement:

Enhanced Sentencing in Tribal Courts

BJA, in partnership with the American Probation and Parole Association, the National Tribal Judicial Center, and the Tribal Judicial Institute, has released “Enhanced Sentencing in Tribal Courts: Lessons Learned From Tribes.” This publication provides a brief overview of the changes under the Tribal Law & Order Act (TLOA) of 2010 regarding enhanced sentencing authority, offers considerations for correctional/detention and community corrections programming related to enhanced sentences, and provides tribes with a checklist to help guide discussions around implementation of enhanced sentencing authority.


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.


Tribal TTA Solicitation Released

BJA has released the FY 2013 Tribal Courts Assistance Program and Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance solicitation. Applications are due May 30, 2013.


Funding:

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


Tribal Courts Assistance Program and Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance
Application Deadline: 05/30/2013, 11:59 PM
BJA is seeking a training and technical assistance provider to support to federally recognized American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments that have received grants through the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation Purpose Area 3: Tribal Justice Systems, and Alcohol and Substance Abuse.
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

 

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