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Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction (SDVCJ)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.025
Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Jun 7, 2018

This program provides grant support and technical assistance to tribes for planning, developing, and implementing changes in tribal criminal justice systems necessary to exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction (SDVCJ). The program encourages coordinated collaboration of the entire tribal criminal justice system and victim service providers to incorporate systemic change that ensures victim safety and Indian and non-Indian offender accountability.


Federally recognized Native American tribal governments are eligible to apply. Tribal Jurisdiction grant recipients that received a 3-month award in FY 2016 or FY 2017 award are not eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $450,000
Award floor: $300,000
Expected number of awards: 10
Project period: 3 years, with an option for a 2 year non-competitive supplement for a total of 5 years
Estimated total program funding: $3,500,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available on

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Criminal justice system · Human services

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