Tribal Justice Systems: Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
This program offers grants to engage in comprehensive justice system-wide strategic planning and program implementation to improve tribal justice and safety including community wellness and capacity to prevent crime.
This CTAS Purpose Area is designed to initiate a broad assessment of a tribe’s current justice system and to then produce and implement a comprehensive plan to further develop and enhance that justice system. The plan should identify priority needs and outline a detailed, strength-based, victim centered strategic planning strategy that includes:
- Law enforcement
- Community corrections
- Alternatives to incarceration
- Tribal jails programming
- Rights and services for all victims of crime including services to promote safety for victims of child abuse, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking
- Juvenile justice programs
- Improving public safety
Specific goals, objectives, and funding use may be found in the application instructions.
This includes Purpose Areas #2 and #3 of the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS). Applicants may choose from nine purpose areas and submit a single proposal.
Federally-recognized tribes, organization(s) acting as the authorized designee of a federally-recognized tribe, and consortia of 2 or more tribes may apply.
Purpose Area #2:
- Award ceiling: $150,000
- Project period: Up to 2 years
- Estimated number of awards: 5
Purpose Area #3:
- Award ceiling: $750,000
- Award floor: $250,000
- Project period: Up to 3 years
- Estimated number of awards: 20-30
Applications must be submitted online through the Office of Justice Programs Grants Management System (GMS).
Instructions for online submission can be found on the GMS webpage.
Between January 9 - March 8, 2018 the Department of Justice is offering 10 different webinars on the 2018 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation. Additional information and registration links are available on the Department's website.
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