Funding Opportunities

Alaska & DOJ - FY 2021

Calendar of funding application deadline dates.  Click on date for full details.

Alaska-Focused Grants

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2021

RurAL CAP Foundation 2021 Application

The RurAL CAP Foundation Application deadline of August 31 is quickly approaching. Managed by Rural Energy Enterprises, Inc., the RurAL CAP Foundation funds a limited number of small grants for educational and charitable purposes that support low-income individuals and rural communities. Grants are made in the amount of $500 to $5,000. Learn more and apply today!

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  • Awarded funds active:  January 1, 2021
  • Must be closed out by December 31, 2022

FAI - Culture Camp Support Fund

The First Alaskans Culture Camp Support Fund was created to provide financial support to Alaska Native culture camps across the state. Culture Camps and passing on traditional knowledge are critical to our peoples’ well-being and we look to the leadership of these programs to find innovative solutions to cultural learning and activities that best suits their community. This funding is made available through grant support from First Alaskans Institute, Alaska Community Foundation, and the Rasmuson Foundation. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all funds are allocated. Funds are limited, so we thank you in advance for understanding that we may not be able to fund every applicant or fund every project at the amount requested. Awarded funds can be retroactive to January 1, 2021 and must be closed out by December 31, 2022.

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Application deadline:  Alaska Children’s Trust accepts proposals on an ongoing basis

ACT Tier 2 - Innovation Grant

Do you have a new and innovative idea that would prevent child abuse and neglect? Do you have a current program that, if it had more support, could have a greater impact preventing child abuse and neglect? Alaska Children’s Trust’s Tier 2 Innovation Grants were created to stimulate the development and adoption of groundbreaking approaches and technologies to prevent child abuse and neglect. Tier 2 grants fund projects over $10,000 up to a maximum of $50,000 per year. Requests can be single year or multi-year, up to three years. Alaska Children's Trust:  One to three years grant cycle.

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On a rolling basis

The American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is the largest investment of resources into Indian Country and tribal communities in U.S. history. The American Rescue Plan (Public Law 117-2) was signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, invests $1.75 billion  in American Indian and Alaska Native government programs administered under the oversight of the Department of the Interior’s Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs (AS-IA).  The American Rescue Plan makes changes to laws and provides emergency supplemental funding to respond to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  

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OJJDP-Focused Grants

  • Grants.gov application deadline:  June 29, 2021
  • JustGrants application deadline:  July 13, 2021

OJJDP FY 2021 Title II Formula Grants

The OJJDP FY 2021 Title II Formula Grants Program provides funding to support state and local efforts to plan, establish, operate, coordinate, and evaluate policies and projects, directly or through grants and contracts with public and private agencies, for the development of more effective education, training, research, prevention, diversion, treatment, and rehabilitation programs in the area of juvenile delinquency, as well as juvenile justice system improvement efforts.

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  • Grants.gov application deadline:  June 28, 2021
  • JustGrants application deadline:  July 12, 2021

OJJDP FY 2021 Delinquency Prevention Grants Program

This program provides funding to eligible states or federally recognized tribes to implement evidence-based strategies to address the unmet needs of at-risk or delinquent youth through a continuum of delinquency prevention programs for juveniles who have had or who are likely to have contact with the juvenile justice system. States awarded under this grant program provide subgrants to units of local government to carry out the objectives of this program.

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Deadline Extension – JustGrants application deadline:  July 6, 2021

Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-based Program (FY 2021)

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is pleased to announce a deadline extension to apply for funding under the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP). The Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) was developed as part of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) legislation. COSSAP aims to reduce the impact of opioids, stimulants, and other substances on individuals and communities, including a reduction in the number of overdose fatalities, as well as mitigate the impacts on crime victims by supporting comprehensive, collaborative initiatives. This opportunity provides assistance to states, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments to plan, develop, and implement comprehensive efforts to identify, respond to, treat, and support those impacted by the opioid epidemic. JustGrants deadline: July 6, 2021

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The Resource Basket

This is a RurAL CAP affiliated program.