DOJ Program Plan – FY 2019

  • CTAS
  • OJJDP FY 19 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Implementation and Enhancement Program: Category 1: Implementation
  • BJA FY 19 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program
  • BJA FY 19 Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program: Category 2: Community-based Adult Reentry with Small or Rural Organizations
  • OJJDP FY 19 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative

Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)

Fiscal Year 2019 competitive grant announcement

Applicants must register in DOJ’s online Grants Management System (GMS ) and submit all required application.

FY 2019 CTAS Application

Purporse Area 6 – 9:  Webinars

  • Purpose Area 6: OVC’s Children’s Justice Act for Partnerships for Indian Communities): Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at 2 p.m. EST.  [ >> Register ].
  • Purpose Areas 8 and 9 (Juvenile Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts and Tribal Youth Program): January 22, 2019, 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET. [ >> Register ].
  • Budget Worksheet Completion: January 31, 2019, 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET. [ >> Register ].
  • Application Checklist and Q&A: February 12, 2019, 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET. [ >> Register ].

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Application due

9:00p.m. ET on Tuesday, February 26, 2019

OJJDP FY 19 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Implementation and Enhancement Program: Category 1: Implementation

Program Description

Category 1: JDTC Planning is designed to educate an interdisciplinary team on how to effectively plan and implement a juvenile drug treatment court. Jurisdictions will be required to identify a team of professionals that includes the judge, the drug court coordinator, prosecutor, defense counsel, treatment provider, community supervision representative, law enforcement officer, and a researcher or evaluator.

Estimated Award- Average Amount:   Up to $416,666.00


Applicants for competitive discretionary grants must apply through requires applicants to complete a three step registration process which can take up to 5 days to complete. Additional information regarding the registration process can be found at.

Existing or continuing discretionary grantees will continue to use the Office of Justice Program’s Grant’s Management System (GMS) to apply, as will applicants for formula grants.

Review the specific announcement for the designated application process.

OJJDP FY 19 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative

Program Description

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) supports a wide range of mentoring initiatives aimed at preventing and reducing juvenile delinquency. This multi-category solicitation supports youth mentoring services (1:1, group or peer) provided by National and Multi-State mentoring organizations as well as mentoring for specific populations. Specific category titles might include: National Mentoring Programs; Multi-State Mentoring Programs; Mentoring Programs for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Justice System; Mentoring Strategies for Youth Impacted by Opioids; and Statewide and Regional Mentoring Initiative for Youth Impacted by Opioids.

Estimated Award- Average Amount:   Up to $174,285.00

BJA FY 19 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program

Program Description

The purpose of the Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program is to provide financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments to develop and implement drug courts that effectively integrate evidence-based substance use disorder treatment, mandatory drug testing, sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in a judicially supervised court setting with jurisdiction over substance-misusers to include addressing the opioid epidemic. BJA is accepting applications for FY 2018 grants to either establish new drug courts or enhance existing drug court programs using evidence-based principles and practices, as well as statewide level grants. BJA also supports courts that integrate the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) adult drug court standards into existing drug court services.

Estimated Award- Average Amount:   Up to $500,000.00

BJA FY 19 Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program

Program Description

Support community- and faith-based organizations in developing and implementing comprehensive and collaborative programs that support people who are reentering communities from incarceration who are at medium- to high-risk of reoffending, reduces recidivism, and improves public safety. Develop comprehensive case management plans that directly address criminogenic risks and needs as identified by validated criminogenic risk assessments and include delivery or facilitation of services in a manner consistent with participants’ learning styles and abilities. Demonstrate increased collaboration between community- and faith-based organizations and corrections, community supervision, law enforcement, and other local reentry stakeholders.

Estimated Award- Average Amount:   Up to $1,000,000.00

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)

BIA – Office of Justice Services

Program Description

The Tribal court assessment (“TCA”) evaluates tribal needs and provide tribes with recommendations for improving their operational activities by following the Tribal Court Performance Standards (TCPS), which are modified to meet the specific needs of tribal courts.

It is up to the Tribal Justice Support (TJS) Directorate to conduct tribal court assessments to ensure justice in tribal forums is properly administered. This process involves the TJS assessment team working with the Tribe collecting and observing documents regarding Tribal constitution, Tribal codes, and court procedures. Once the specific needs of each tribal court are highlighted, then the TJS Directorate can provide strategic action plan that involves hands-on training, recommendations and technical assistance to help strengthen the Tribe’s court system.

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One-time Funding opportunity

TJS can provide one-time funding awards for tribal court trainings, equipment, office furniture, management systems, certain contract positions, consulting services, and alcohol monitoring systems. TJS can also work with 638 Tribes to increase base court funding levels. Tribes may submit one-time funding requests each year. Contact (202) 208-5787 and ask for Tribal Justice Support to obtain more information.

Other Federal Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

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This project was supported by Award No. 2016-TY-FX-K001 awarded to the Rural Community Action Program Alaska Native Youth Training and Technical Assistance Project, by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs.

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