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 must register with prior to submitting an application.

January 2020

For federally-recognized Alaska Native villages

Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) Grant Program Solicitation

The LAV Grant Program is intended to increase the availability of civil and criminal legal assistance1 needed to effectively aid adult and youth (ages 11 and older) victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking by providing funds for comprehensive direct legal services to victims in legal matters relating to or arising out of that abuse or violence. Comprehensive legal services should address the broad spectrum of legal issues that victims encounter and help promote economic independence for victims. In addition to representation in emergency and non-emergency protection order hearings, this includes representation in family matters (divorce, child custody, or child support), consumer or housing matters, and credit restoration.

Deadline to apply:  January 29, 2020.

DUE January 29, 2020

February 2020

For federally-recognized Alaska Native villages

OJJDP FY 2020 Title II

The OJJDP FY 2020 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, as well as justice system improvement efforts.

Deadline to apply:  February 14, 2020.

DUE February 14, 2020

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

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

CTAS Webinars - Applications

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.

Deadline to apply:  February 25, 2020.

March 2020

For federally-recognized Alaska Native villages

STOP School Violence Grant Program solicitation.

This grant program seeks to address specific areas of concern related to preventing and reducing school violence. The program aims to increase school safety by implementing training and school threat assessments teams to identify school violence risks; technological solutions to enable students, teachers, faculty, and community members to anonymously identify threats of school violence; or other school safety strategies that assist in preventing school violence. Learn more and apply by March 3, 2020.

Deadline to apply:  March 3, 2020.

DUE March 3, 2020

Alaska Children's Advocacy Center Expansion Initiative for Child Abuse Victims

This solicitation provides funding to address the needs of child victims and their families in Alaska through a multidisciplinary team response to child abuse cases.

Because of the rural nature of Alaska, there are many unique needs and challenges when it comes to the investigative response to cases of child abuse and providing the necessary treatment services for victims. Alaska has developed and is using the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) model to respond to cases of serious physical and sexual child abuse. These CACs exist in strategic locations throughout the state; however, there is a need for further coverage and enhancement of services offered by these CACs.

Deadline to apply:  March 25, 2020.

DUE March 25, 2020

February 27, 2020 – Participate in a webinar at 2pm Eastern Time for an overview of solicitation

Family Drug Court Program

The OJJDP Family Drug Court Program seeks to build the capacity of state and local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized tribal governments to enhance existing family drug courts or implement statewide or countywide family drug court practices that increase collaboration with substance abuse treatment and child welfare systems to ensure the provision of treatment and other services for families that improve child, parent, and family outcomes.


Deadline to apply:  March 25, 2020.

DUE March 25, 2020

February 5, 2020 – Participate in a webinar at 2pm Eastern Time for an overview of solicitation


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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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