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Supporting Tribal Youth: Training, Technical Assistance, and Youth Leadership

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 16.731
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice
Jun 28, 2021

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The Supporting Tribal Youth program will provide 2 cooperative agreements to tribal youth training and technical assistance providers under the categories:

  • Category 1 - Deliver training and technical assistance to develop, expand, or enhance programs that promote positive outcomes for tribal youth under the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) purpose areas 8 and 9, including, but not limited to:
    • Delinquency prevention and intervention initiatives
    • Interventions for court-involved tribal youth
    • Treatment services for youth in detention or out-of-home placement, and other at-risk youth
    • Programs and services for children who are victims of sex trafficking
  • Category 2 - Coordinate and implement a peer-led initiative focused on developing tribal youth leadership, including peer-led training to build leadership skills that will enhance protective factors and reduce juvenile involvement in crime. Activities include:
    • Recruit, train, and support a diverse group of youth leaders who will serve as planning team members, trainers, peer mentors, and subject matter experts
    • Develop and implement a series of regional gatherings that provide leadership development training to young Native American people throughout the country
    • Support cohorts of youth in implementing youth-developed community service projects related to juvenile delinquency prevention and intervention issues

Eligible applicants include:

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • For-profit organizations
  • Tribal organizations
  • Institutions of higher education, including Tribally controlled colleges and universities and Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian serving institutions
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

For Category 1:

  • Award ceiling: $2,000,000
  • Project period: 12 months
  • Number of awards: 1

For Category 2:

  • Award ceiling: $500,000
  • Project period: 36 months
  • Number of awards: 1
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 June 28, 2021 deadline.

Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by the July 12, 2021 deadline.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Criminal justice system · Culture and cultural competency · Leadership · Mental health · Public health · Substance use and misuse · Trauma-informed care

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