DOJ Program Plan – FY 2019

To view full October grant solicitation announcements, click on the following major programs under DOJ below:

Competitive Grant Solicitation:  Fiscal Year 2019 and 2020

Applicants

Applicants must register with Grants.gov prior to submitting an application.

Dec. 2019 - Feb 2020: FY 2020 CTAS Pre-Application Webinars

For federally-recognized Alaska Native villages

The Department of Justice is sponsoring 12 webinars on theFiscal Year 2020 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation to educate participants on application requirements for specific CTAS purpose areas. The webinars will also provide guidance on meeting grant budgetary requirements and preparing strategies to access grant funds to strengthen the capacity of tribal justice systems.

Registration is now open, register for any or all of these webinars. The Justice Department CTAS team encourages participants to carefully review this year’s solicitation and come prepared with questions during the first webinar on Dec. 17.

CTAS Webinars

FY 2020 CTAS Pre-Application Webinars:

12 webinars total

Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program

Native Connections

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Centers for Mental Health Services (CMHS) and Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), are accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Tribal Behavioral Health Grant Program (Short Title: Native Connections). The purpose of this program is to prevent suicide and substance misuse, reduce the impact of trauma, and promote mental health among American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth through the age of 24 years.

Deadline to apply:  December 10, 2019.

DUE December 10, 2019

National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative – Category III program

For federally-recognized Alaska Native villages

The purpose of the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative – Category III program is to provide and increase access to effective trauma-focused treatment and services systems in communities for children and adolescents, and their families who experience traumatic events throughout the nation.

Deadline to apply:  December 23, 2019.

DUE December 23, 2019

Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program

For federally-recognized Alaska Native villages

The purpose of the Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Navigator Program for Racial/Ethnic Minorities Ages 13-24 is to provide services to those at highest risk for HIV and substance use disorders. The program proposes to use a navigation approach (Community Health Workers, Neighborhood Navigators, and Peer Support Specialists) to expedite services for these populations. The program will provide training and education around the risks of substance misuse, provide education on HIV/AIDS, and provide needed linkages to service provision for individuals with HIV.

Deadline to apply:  December 27, 2019.

DUE December 27, 2019

Justice for Families Program Solicitation

For federally-recognized Alaska Native villages

The Grants to Support Families in the Justice System program (referred to as the Justice for Families Program) was authorized in the VAWA of 2013 to improve the response of the civil and criminal justice system to families with a history of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, or in cases involving allegations of child sexual abuse.

Deadline to apply:  January 8, 2020.

DUE January 8, 2020

Sexual Assault Forensic-Medical and Advocacy Services for Tribes (FAST) Initiative Solicitation

For federally-recognized Alaska Native villages

The Sexual Assault Forensic-Medical and Advocacy Services for Tribes (FAST) Initiative is a special initiative designed to increase the availability of trained Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners (SAFEs) and trained sexual assault victim advocates (advocates) in tribal communities, including Alaska Native villages.

Deadline to apply:  January 10, 2020.

DUE January 10, 2020

CTAS: Support Public Safety for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

For federally-recognized Alaska Native villages

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced the opening of the grant solicitation period for comprehensive funding to tribal communities to support crime prevention, victim services, and coordinated community responses to violence against native women.

Deadline to apply:  February 25, 2020.

CTAS Online Guide:  Preparing for the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation

This online guide was created by the Education Development Center in coordination with the Department of Justice to assist Tribes as they prepare for, write, and submit their applications for complex grants such as the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).

This guide contains strategies to:

  • Read and comprehend a complex grant solicitation
  • Coordinate a robust grant-writing team
  • Identify and articulate the needs of your community through data driven processes
  • Generate and capture ideas and solutions from your community
  • Organize key community players to execute the proposed program

DUE February 25, 2020

Pre-registerations – CTAS grant solicitation workshop

Deadline for registration:  December 11, 2019 by 11:59 [Eastern Time]

The Department of Justice is facilitating a series of workshops designed to provide tribes tools and guidance to increase access to grant funding and other resources to improve tribal justice systems. Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required for the workshops and is limited to one attendee per tribe.

When and Where?
Anchorage, AK | January 6-7, 2020
Register: https://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/…/TRI…/ctas-accessing-grants-workshop

Fairbanks, AK | January 9-10, 2020
Register: https://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/…/TRI…/ctas-accessing-grants-workshop

Phoenix, AZ | January 14-15, 2020
Register: https://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/…/TRI…/ctas-accessing-grants-workshop

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