2016 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation from the U.S. Department of Justice

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.

Deadline for Submission

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 23, 2016. Application submitted past the deadline will not be reviewed.

Use the following links to find out more about this funding opportunity:

Basic information from the FAQ document includes:

  • In general, only federally-recognized Indian Tribes are eligible to apply.
  • Each Tribe or Tribal consortium will be allowed only one application submission. If a Tribe submits more than one application, only one application will be considered in the review process. A Tribe may apply as part of a consortium and also submit its own independent application in response to this solicitation, provided that this independent application is submitted for funding for activities that are distinct from those activities for which the Tribal consortium has applied.
  • A tribe may apply for as many Purpose Areas as needed.
Purpose Area of Interest- Tribal Youth Program (TYP)

There are nine Purpose Areas as part of this funding opportunity. Purpose Area 9 is for Tribal Youth Program (TYP) funding through OJJDP. Basic information about the TYP Purpose Area is below:

Funding History