DOJ Program Plan – FY 2019

Competitive Grant Solicitation:  Fiscal Year 2019

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

Month of August:  No current solicitations for BJS and SMART


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IMAGEN network

Grant Opportunity

Applications MUST be received by August 30, 2019

Here’s an opportunity to help Alaska women build their own skills and work with girls in Alaska Native communities. Groups of five or more women can do this. You will need a nonprofit or fiscal sponsor. Grants funded through the ForGood Fund and the Ford Foundation will help women create girl-centered programs and a weekly talking circle. It’s all through the Indigenous Adolescent Girls’ Empowerment Network, or IMAGEN.

They will distribute up to $100,000 through approximately 4-7 awards of between $7,000-$40,000 each.

Strengthening native girls’ protection and safety: Reclaiming matrilineal traditions through girl-centered programming.


  • The Opportunity
  • Grant Overview
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RurAL CAP Foundation Application

Rural Alaska Community Action Program

The RurAL CAP Foundation funds a limited number of small grants for educational and charitable purposes that focus on low-income people and rural communities. Grants are made in the amount of $500 to $5,000. Eligible applications are considered from 501(c)(3) nonprofit and governmental organizations in rural Alaska which do not have an open grant and which have not received a grant from the Foundation in the prior 12 months.

Applications due:  August 31, 2019

The Foundation’s major interests are to:

  • Provide support to low-income people to expand their capabilities through training and educational opportunities;
  • Provide opportunities for community representatives to participate in forums, workshops, and conferences that protect and enhance cultural traditions and subsistence practices;
  • Strengthen the skills and capacity of local leadership in rural communities; and
  • Promote healthy people, sustainable communities and vibrant cultures.

Examples of the Types of Grants Awarded:

  • Projects that encourage the sharing of knowledge and engage volunteers and community members;
  • Events where community members learn skills for life, such as a youth music camp or Elders teaching youth how to subsistence hunt or fish;
  • Projects that have long-term impacts on a community, such as building a garden or recycling center; and
  • Events that build the capacity of local government, such as workshops on project design and proposal writing. (Foundation funds are often awarded for supplies and transportation costs; funds are typically not awarded to pay stipends to people who might otherwise volunteer or to buy laptops or equipment that benefits only a few.)
  • The Foundation generally doesn’t fund: employee salaries, overhead or indirect, paying wages for work normally done by volunteers (e.g. picking up trash), junk food or soda pop.



Phone:  907-279-2511 with questions

Address:  731 E. 8th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501

Alaska Full Faith and Credit Training and Technical Assistance Initiative Call for Concept Papers

Applications due:  September 2nd  [11:59pm ET]  

Project Background

On June 28, 2019, Attorney General W illiam P. Barr declared a law enforcement emergency in rural Alaska. He directed DOJ to deploy additional resources to respond to this emergency. Alaska is home to some of the most remote communities in all of America, including 229 federally recognized tribes. This geographic isolation contributes to law enforcement problems not seen anywhere else in our nation. The lack of law enforcement resourc es results in a high violent crime rate, especially in Alaska Native communities.

In response to the emergency declaration, OVW will award one grant for $275,000 through its Alaska Full Faith and Credit Training and Technical Assistance Initiative for training and technical assistance for state and local law enforc ement, prosecutors and other government attorneys, and court personnel on enforc ement of tribal protection orders. In addition, the grantee will provide training and technical assistance for tribal courts and communities on issuanc e and enforcement of protection orders.

Apply today

Alaska Full Faith and Credit Training and Technical Assistance Initiative solicitation is up!

OVW:  Program Overview

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW ) is a component of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). Created in 1995, OVW administers grant programs authorized by the Violence Against W omen Act (VAWA) and subsequent legislation and provides national leadership on issues of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. OVW grants support coordinat ed community responses to hold offenders accountable and serve victims.

14th Annual Government-to-Government Tribal Consultation on Violence Against American Indian & Alaska Native Women

Event Information

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019 8:00 AM –
  • Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:30 PM (Eastern Time)
  • Silver Creek Event Center
    Four Winds Casino Resort – New Buffalo
    11111 Wilson Road
    New Buffalo, Michigan 49117
    United States

  • (866) 494-6371

The Department of Justice will be joined by other federal stakeholders, including our colleagues from the United States Departments of Health and Human Services and the Interior. We will conduct the tribal consultation for two full days with the afternoon of the second day to be an open, interactive discussion between tribal leaders and federal representatives.  Pwsuant to 34 U.S.C. ç 20126, the purpose of the violence against women tribal consultation is to solicit recommendations from tribal leaders on the three topics.  

Convention Registration

Having difficulties?

If you are unable to register online for the 14TH ANNUAL GOVERNMENT-TO GOVERNMENT TRIBAL CONSULTATION on Violence Against American Indian & Alaska Native Women please download the registration form below and send it to us via fax, email, or regular mail. Instructions provided on the form.

Contact Us:  703-888-6063

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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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