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Tribal Justice Systems Planning and Direct Services (Purpose Areas 2 and 3): Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.608
Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice
Mar 5, 2024

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This program offers grants to engage in comprehensive justice system-wide strategic planning and direct service program implementation to improve tribal justice and safety, including community wellness and the capacity to prevent crime.

Applicants may propose planning and/or implementing a detailed, strength-based, victim-centered strategy that includes:

  • Law enforcement
  • Courts and traditional practices such as peacemaking
  • Community corrections
  • Alternatives to incarceration
  • Collaborative strategies to address serious and violent crime
  • Strategies to prevent overdose and address crime related to substance and alcohol use disorders, including opioids and stimulants
  • Programming for tribal jails
  • Crime victims' 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
  • Addressing juvenile justice needs from prevention through reentry
  • Community resources that support alternatives to incarceration and reentry into the community following incarceration

Purpose Area 3 funding supports a broad range of needs in the adult tribal justice system, from law enforcement to courts to corrections, and relates to the activity areas outlined below:

  • Tribal courts
  • Alternative justice courts
  • Risk and needs assessment
  • Diversion and alternatives to incarceration
  • Prevention
  • Treatment and recovery
  • Corrections
  • Reentry
  • Law enforcement

Specific objectives and required deliverables may be found in the application instructions.

This opportunity includes Purpose Area 2 and Purpose Area 3 of the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS). Applicants may choose from multiple purpose areas and submit a single proposal.


Eligible applicants are federally recognized tribes and consortia consisting of 2 or more federally recognized tribes.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Purpose Area #2: Planning

  • Award ceiling: $150,000
  • Project period: Up to 5 years
  • Estimated number of awards: 10
  • Estimated total purpose area funding: $1,500,000

Purpose Area #3: Tribal Justice Systems

  • Average award: $900,000
  • Project period: Up to 5 years
  • Estimated number of awards: 40-50
  • Estimated total purpose area funding: $39,000,000
Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through and the program website.

Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in by March 5, 2024.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by March 12, 2024.

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Abuse and violence · American Indian or Alaska Native · Criminal justice system · Culture and cultural competency · Human services · Needs assessment methods and resources · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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