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Tribal-Researcher Capacity Building Grants

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National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice
Apr 12, 2021

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Tribal-Researcher Capacity Building Grants provide funding to support research involving federally recognized tribes and tribal-based organizations on issues of crime and justice.

Health related research priorities include:

  • The effectiveness of the criminal justice response to combating the opioid crisis, and more broadly the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs
  • Combating violent crime and responding to, and reducing victimization
  • Child and elder abuse
  • Sexual assault
  • Murdered, missing, and trafficked persons
  • Exploited children
  • Provision, role, and impact of forensic science services, particularly as it relates to combating violent crime

Eligible applicants include:

  • State and territory governments
  • City, township, and county governments
  • Federally recognized Native American tribal governments
  • Tribal organizations
  • Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status
  • Public, state-controlled, and private institutions of higher education
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Independent school districts
  • Small businesses
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $150,000
Project period: Up to 18 months
Estimated number of awards: 5
Estimated total program funding: $500,000

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 April 12, 2021.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by April 26, 2021.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Alcohol use · American Indian or Alaska Native · Criminal justice system · Illicit drug use · Prescription drug misuse · Research methods and resources · Substance use and misuse

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