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Tribal Justice Systems Planning and Direct Services: 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 16, 2021



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:

  • Community resources that support alternatives to incarceration and re-entry into the community following incarceration
  • Addressing juvenile justice needs from prevention through re-entry
  • 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
  • Tribal jails programming
  • Strategies to address crime related to substance and alcohol abuse, including opioids and stimulants
  • Collaborative strategies to address serious and violent crime
  • Alternatives to incarceration
  • Community corrections
  • Courts
  • Law enforcement

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

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


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

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Purpose Area #2: Planning

  • Award ceiling: $150,000
  • Project period: Up to 5 years
  • Estimated number of awards: 4

Purpose Area #3: Tribal Justice Systems Implementation

  • Award ceiling: $900,000
  • Award floor: $250,000
  • Project period: Up to 5 years
  • Estimated number of awards: 25-35
Application process

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

Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in by the March 16, 2021 deadline.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by the April 20, 2021 deadline.

If internet access is not available to submit an electronic application, contact the Response Center at 800.421.6770 by February 26, 2021 to request alternative submission instructions.

Technical assistance

Tagged as
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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