Alaska Tribal Justice Resource Center

Providing Training and Technical Assistance to Alaska Tribal Justice Systems

Tribal Justice Funding

Here are some tribal justice funding sources available from the federal, state and private sectors including Department of Justice.

The following links are funding opportunities to consider, click links and apply: 

 

OJJDP FY 2022 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program

https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-ojjdp-2022-171254

 

OJJDP FY 2022 Family Treatment Court Program

https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-ojjdp-2022-171249

 

State Opioid Response (SOR)/Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Technical Assistance

https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/ti-22-007

Funding Opportunites

FY 2022 Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-based Program

Grants.gov Deadline: June 13, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline: June 17, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Through this opportunity, the Bureau of Justice Assistance seeks applications for funding to develop, implement, or expand comprehensive programs in response to the overdose crisis and impacts of illicit opioids, stimulants, or other substances.

Embracing Elders Webinar

May 26, 2022

11:00 am – 12:00 pm AKST

Register Here https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_uoCcIx68QDyZ3LQovfifMw  

Alaska Region TTA Center WEBINAR

Hear how an Alaskan organization is embracing Elders Wisdom, knowledge and experience to guide all components of their language and culture program.

Collaborative Reform Initiative (CRI)

The 2022 Collaborative Reform Initiative encompasses three technical assistance programs offering expert services to state, local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies to support effective community policing.  This continuum of services is designed to build trust between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve; improve operational efficiencies and effectiveness; enhance officer safety and wellness; and develop and disseminate evidence-based, promising, and innovative public safety practices.  The 2022 CRI program offers open solicitations in two areas – Critical Response and Organizational Assessments.  Applicant eligibility is limited to for-profit (commercial) organizations, nonprofit organizations, and institutions of higher education. 

Applications are due by July 8, 2022 at 4:59 PM ET.  Please click here for more information on the 2022 Collaborative Reform Initiative.

Community Policing Development (CDP) 

The 2022 Community Policing Development program is designed to advance the practice of community policing by providing guidance on promising practices through the development and testing of innovative strategies; building knowledge about effective practices and outcomes; and supporting new, creative approaches to preventing crime and promoting safe communities.  The 2022 CPD program will encompass separate solicitations in the areas of microgrants; crisis intervention teams; de-escalation training; accreditation; and tolerance, diversity, and anti-bias training.  Additional funding will be made available for the areas of emerging issues forums; innovations in recruitment and hiring; and technical assistance efforts that will support tribal law enforcement agencies.

Applications are due by June 23, 2022 at 7:59 PM ET.  Please click here for more information on the 2022 Community Policing Development program solicitations.

 

Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program

Grants.gov deadline is: May 19, 2022

Learn More

 

OVW Fiscal Year 2022 Training and Technical Assistance Initiative Solicitation

This program is authorized by 34 U.S.C. 12291(b)(11). The primary purpose of the OVW Training and Technical Assistance Initiative (TA Initiative) (CFDA 16.526) is to provide direct training and technical assistance to existing and potential OVW recipients and subrecipients to enhance their efforts to successfully implement projects supported by OVW grant funds.

Learn More.

OVW FY 2022 Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program Solicitation

The Grants.gov deadline is: April 21, 2022 11:59 PM ET

The JustGrants deadline: April 26, 2022 9:00 PM ET

 View all open OVW solicitations at http://www.justice.gov/ovw/open-solicitations

OVW FY 22 Grants to Engage Men and Boys as Allies in the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls

Funding: Letter of intent due April 1, 2022 to:  ovw.consolyouth@usdoj.gov 

Pre-Application Session March 14, 2022 – 

DOJ Link: https://www.justice.gov/ovw/resources-applicants#Program%20Specific 

 

Tribal Practices for Wellness in Indian Country

Opportunity to improve cultural connectedness among AI and AN.  his funding opportunity offers support for the implementation of tribal practices and cultural traditions to build resiliency and connections to community and culture to improve physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and wellbeing. Open until 7:59 P.M. Alaska Time on March 16, 2022.  Apply at: https://apply07.grants.gov/apply/login.faces?oppId=334873&origin=vgo-apply Grants.Gov – you will need your log in credentials to apply.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334873 

Tribal Practices for Wellness in Indian Country

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334873 

Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF)/Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)

Standing Announcement for Family Violence Prevention and Services/Domestic Violence Shelter and Supportive Services/Grants to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations.

All Federally recognized tribes are eligible to apply for FVPSA Tribal Formula grants as individual sovereign nations or as a consortium of tribes joined together. 

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) governs the proposed award of mandatory formula grants under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) to Native American tribes (including Alaska Native villages) and tribal organizations. The purposes of these grants are to assist tribes with the following efforts: 1) to increase public awareness about primary and secondary prevention of family violence, domestic violence, and dating violence; and 2) to provide immediate shelter and supportive services for victims of family violence, domestic violence, or dating violence and their dependents (42 U.S.C. 10401(b)(1)-(2)).

Tribal Court Funding and Assessment Opportunities Available From BIA

Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services

In an effort to ensure that justice in tribal forums is administered fairly and with the utmost integrity, the
Tribal Justice Support (TJS) Directorate is statutorily mandated to conduct tribal court assessments (25 U.S.C. 3612). The Tribal court assessment is intended to assist in defining specific technical assistance and training needs of Tribal courts.

Tribal Court Assessments:  Essential Resources

OVW Tribal Consultation: Recommendations Now Available!

The purpose of this follow-up report, also known as the Update Report, is to provide tribal leaders with a comprehensive update on activities undertaken in the past year to respond to their recommendations at the 2020 consultation session, including DOJ’s coordination and collaboration with tribes, HHS, and DOI to address these recommendations. This report includes three sections: 1) information on actions taken in response to certain specific recommendations made at the 2020 and prior consultations; 2) a review of progress made on implementation of tribal provisions included in VAWA, as amended; and 3) an update on other DOJ activities related to combating violence against AI/AN women. It also includes an appendix (Appendix A) with updates from HHS’s Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) Program (and Indian Health Service (IHS), an appendix with a table of recommendations from the 2020 consultation and brief responses (Appendix B), and two appendices with information on OVW’s tribal grant funding.

Important Dates:
  • September 21-23, 2022 – 17th Annual Government-To-Government Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation

  • Written Testimony is due by October 24, 2022

RurAL CAP Foundation Grant Cycle

The RurAL CAP Foundation Application deadline of August 31 is quickly approaching.

Managed by Rural Energy Enterprises, Inc., the RurAL CAP Foundation funds a limited number of small grants for educational and charitable purposes that support low-income individuals and rural communities. Grants are made in the amount of $500 to $5,000.

Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-based Program

FY 2021:  The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is pleased to announce a deadline extension to apply for funding under the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP).

The Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) was developed as part of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) legislation.

COSSAP aims to reduce the impact of opioids, stimulants, and other substances on individuals and communities, including a reduction in the number of overdose fatalities, as well as mitigate the impacts on crime victims by supporting comprehensive, collaborative initiatives. This opportunity provides assistance to states, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments to plan, develop, and implement comprehensive efforts to identify, respond to, treat, and support those impacted by the opioid epidemic.

  • JustGrants Extension Deadline:  July 6, 2021

Administration For Native Americans (ANA)

ANA project funding is available in short-term development terms of 12, 24, or 36, depending on the specific FOA. All ANA community projects must be completed by the end of the project period or supported by alternative funds.  Training and technical assistance is available to applicants for project and proposal development and to grantees for project implementation and reporting.

Interested in applying for ANA funding?   Check out the following funding announcements and get started with your application process:

Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority

Grants are provided for a variety of purposes including individual services, equipment purchases, capacity building, planning efforts, outreach and training among others. 

The Trust works with its advisory boards and stakeholders to identify areas for positive changes to the overall system of care that impacts beneficiaries. The Trust is committed to supporting efforts that support an integrated and comprehensive program that improves the lives of Trust beneficiaries. The Trust, on average, grants $10 million per year to various state agencies, who must receive legislative approval to receive and expend these funds.   

Examples of funding include:

  • Medicaid reform
  • Therapeutic courts
  • Home modification
  • Alaska Justice Information Center
  • Telehealth system improvements

CDC Tribal Practices for Wellness in Indian Country

Opportunity to improve cultural connectedness among AI and AN.  This funding opportunity offers support for the implementation of tribal practices and cultural traditions to build resiliency and connections to community and culture to improve physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and wellbeing. Open until 7:59 P.M. Alaska Time on March 16, 2022.  Grants.Gov – you will need your log in credentials to apply.

CTAS FY 2022 Completive Grant Announcement

Grants.gov due March 10, 2022 

Application JustGrant Extended Due March 22, 2022

Alaska Tribal Justice Resource Center

Training & Technical Assistance Support

731 East 8th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501

This is a RurAL CAP affiliated program.

Dena’inaq ełnen’aq’ gheshtnu ch’q’u yeshdu: I live and work on the land of the Dena’ina people


This project was supported by Grant No. 2019-IC-BX-K004 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. 

The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes:  The Bureau of Justice Statistics, The National Institute of Justice, The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, The Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. 

Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.