The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for funding to improve public safety and victim services in Tribal communities. Federally-recognized Tribes and Tribal consortia can apply for this opportunity to develop a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization issues and to apply for funding. Additionally, funding is available to support and enhance tribal efforts to prevent and reduce juvenile delinquency and strengthen the juvenile justice system for Native youth through Purpose Area 9. The Tribal Youth Program and DOJ’s other existing Tribal government-specific programs are included in, and available through, this single Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS).
There are nine Purpose Areas as part of this funding opportunity. Boys & Girls Clubs are able to apply for this opportunity under Purpose Area 9 which is for Tribal Youth Program (TYP) funding through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. An estimated 12 awards will be made for approximately $350,000 per award for four years. An overview of the funding opportunity is available for your review.
Applications must be submitted through the U.S. Department of Justice’s online Grants Management Systems (GMS) in a two-step process. First, applicants must register with GMS prior to application submission. It is suggested that applicants register as soon as possible. Early registration allows for ample time for the resolution of difficulties well in advance of the deadline in case they occur. Once registered with the GMS, begin the application immediately. After registration, those seeking funds will need to complete an application and submit in GMS by 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time on February 28, 2017. Application submitted past the deadline will not be reviewed.
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