The U.S. Department of Justice is accepting applications for funding to improve public safety and victim services in Tribal communities. Federally-recognized Tribes and Tribal consortia may apply for funds to develop a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization issues. DOJ’s existing Tribal government-specific programs are included in, and available through, this single Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).
View and download the application and requirements. The application deadline is 7:00 p.m. ET on Monday, March 24, 2014.
Applicants may apply for funding under the Purpose Area(s) that best addresses a Tribes’ concerns related to public safety; criminal and juvenile justice; and the needs of victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of violence.
Alcohol and location monitoring can support several Purpose Areas, including Purpose Area #3: Justice Systems, and Alcohol and Substance Abuse.
Below are the CTAS Purpose Areas:
- Public Safety and Community Policing (COPS)
- Comprehensive Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning (BJA)
- Justice Systems, and Alcohol and Substance Abuse (BJA)
- Corrections and Correctional Alternatives (BJA)
- Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program (OVW)
- Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities (OVC)
- Comprehensive Tribal Victim Assistance Program (OVC)
- Juvenile Justice (OJJDP)
- Tribal Youth Program (OJJDP)
Tribal communities interested in seeking funding for alcohol or location monitoring technologies through this program can contact Mindy Huddleston for more information.