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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:

  1. Public Safety and Community Policing (COPS)
  2. Comprehensive Tribal Justice Systems Strategic Planning (BJA)
  3. Justice Systems, and Alcohol and Substance Abuse (BJA)
  4. Corrections and Correctional Alternatives (BJA)
  5. Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program (OVW)
  6. Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities (OVC)
  7. Comprehensive Tribal Victim Assistance Program (OVC)
  8. Juvenile Justice (OJJDP)
  9. 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.

Mindy Huddleston

Mindy Huddleston

Mindy Huddleston joined SCRAM Systems as part of the Industry Relations team in 2012 and became director of Industry Relations in 2014. Previously, she was the president of Crux Consulting Group, a Washington, D.C.-based agency specializing in government relations, marketing, and project management. Huddleston’s career spans work with several notable organizations, including the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, the National Crime Prevention Council, the International Institute for Alcohol Awareness, and the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America. Huddleston earned her MBA with a marketing concentration from The George Washington University and a BS in International Business/Marketing with a minor in Psychology from The American University. She contributes On the Hill and other special interest, legislative, and government interest content for Sobering Up.

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