The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications for funding to improve public safety and victim services in tribal communities. The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization. The majority of DOJ's existing tribal government-specific programs are included in and available through this single solicitation.
For more information please visit: https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-bja-2021-60008
Deadline to register on Grants.gov: March 16, 2021, 9:00 pm ET
Deadline to Apply on JustGrants: March 30, 2021, 9:00 pm ET
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Mentoring for Youth Affected by the Opioid Crisis and Drug Addiction. This program furthers the Department's mission by supporting mentoring programs to reduce juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, and problem and high-risk behaviors such as truancy. This solicitation provides funding for applicant organizations to enhance and expand mentoring services for children and youth impacted by opioids and drug addiction. This program supports the implementation and delivery of mentoring services to youth who are currently abusing or addicted to drugs (including opioids and methamphetamine), youth at risk for abusing drugs, and youth with family members who are currently abusing or addicted to drugs. Mentoring services can be one-to one, group, peer, or a combination. Funding can be used to support new mentoring matches or continue existing mentoring matches at the time of application. The program's goal is to improve outcomes (such as improved academic performance and reduced school dropout rates) for youth impacted by opioids and drug addiction through mentoring.
For more information please visit: https://ojjdp.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-ojjdp-2021-48009
Deadline to register on Grants.gov: March 2, 2021
Deadline to Apply on JustGrants:March 16, 2021
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications to implement and enhance drug court services, including service coordination, management of drug court participants, and recovery support services. This program furthers the Department’s mission by providing resources to state, local, and federally recognized tribal governments to enhance drug court programs and systems for nonviolent offenders and veterans with addictions, including stimulant and opioid abuse and overdose. This solicitation incorporates the OJP Grant Application Resource Guide by reference. The OJP Grant Application Resource Guide provides guidance to applicants on how to prepare and submit applications for funding to OJP. If this solicitation expressly modifies any provision in the OJP Grant Application Resource Guide, the applicant is to follow the guidelines in this solicitation as to that provision.
For more information please visit: https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-bja-2021-46003
Grants.gov Deadline: March 03, 2021 11:59 PM
Application JustGrants Deadline: March 17, 2021 11:59 PM
Community Opioid Intervention Pilot Project (COIPP)
The Community Opioid Intervention Pilot Project (COIPP) grants for Tribes, Tribal organizations, and UIOs was announced via the Federal Register on October 16, 2020. Tribes, Tribal organizations, and UIOs, will apply for the new COIPP funding via the grant application process on Grants.gov. If you are a Tribe, Tribal organization, or UIO, you must apply through this funding announcement via Grants.gov.
The deadline for applications to be submitted: December 15, 2020
BJA Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-Based Program
The Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Site-based Program provides financial and technical assistance to states, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments to plan, develop, and implement comprehensive diversion and alternatives to incarceration programs that expand outreach, treatment, and recovery efforts to individuals impacted by the opioid epidemic who come into contact with justice system.
Applications due: June 5, 2019
Category 1: Locally Driven Responses to the Opioid Epidemic—Funding amount: $600,000–$1,200,000
Category 2: Statewide Implementation, Enhancement, and Evaluation Projects—Funding amount: $3,000,000–$6,500,000
Category 3: Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) Implementation and Enhancement Projects—Funding amount: up to $2,000,000
BJA's Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program
FY 2019 BJA Drug Court Discretionary Grant RFP is available here
Due Date: April 16, 2019
The Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program provides financial and technical assistance to develop and implement drug courts and veterans treatment courts.
Category 1: Implementation: $500,000 for 48 months
Category 2: Enhancement: $500,000 for 36 months
Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Due Date: February 26, 2019, extended to March 1, 2019
The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) is administered by the Justice Department's Office of Justice Program (OJP), Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), and Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The funding can be used to enhance law enforcement; bolster adult and juvenile justice systems; prevent and control juvenile delinquency; serve sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder victims; and support other efforts to combat crime. Purpose Areas 3 and 8 offer opportunities for Healing to Wellness Court funding.
OJJDP Family Drug Court Program
Applications due: May 29, 2019
The OJJDP Family Drug Court Program seeks to build the capacity to sustain existing family drug courts or establish new family drug courts. Family drug courts serve parents who require treatment for a substance abuse disorder and who are involved with the child welfare system as a result of child abuse, neglect, or other parenting issues. Federally recognized Indian tribal governments are eligible to apply.
Category 1: Enhancing Family Drug Courts
Category 2: Serving Veterans Through Family Drug Courts
Category 3: Establishing New Family Drug Courts
OJJDP Opioid Affected Youth Initiative
Applications due: May 7, 2019
Sites will be funded to develop a data-driven coordinated response to identify and address challenges resulting from opioid abuse that are impacting youth and community safety. Sites will work with OJJDP and a technical assistance provider to develop data collection tools that will inform strategies and programs to be implemented by the sites to address specific challenges resulting from the opioid epidemic. Data-driven strategies and programs will (1) develop a multidisciplinary task force with working groups to identify specific areas of concern; (2) collect and interpret data that will assist the task force in developing strategies and programming that will be used to better coordinate response efforts and resources; and (3) implement services that will address public safety concerns, intervention, prevention, and diversion services for children, youth, and families directly impacted by opioid abuse.
SAMHSA’s Tribal Opioid Response Grant (TOR)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 Tribal Opioid Response grants (Short Title: TOR). The program aims to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using one of the three FDA- approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). The intent is to reduce unmet treatment need and opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and or recovery.
Application due: August 6, 2019
FOA Number: T1-19-012
Purpose: This program aims to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD).
Eligibility: Federally recognized tribes and tribal orgaziations. Tribes and tribal organizations may elect to apply as part of a consortia or in partnership with urban Indian organizations. Tribes and tribal organizations may only be included in one grant application. Please note: If you did not receive a TOR grant in 2018 and your tribe is not listed in Appendix K, you may apply for $50,000.
Anticipated Total Available Funding: $35,985,372
Anticipated Number of Award: 163 awards
Length of Project: 2 years
Cost Sharing/Match Required? No
SAMHSA's Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Family Treatment Drug Courts
Due Date: January 4, 2019
The purpose of this program is to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services in existing family treatment drug courts, which use the family treatment drug court model in order to provide alcohol and drug treatment (including recovery support services, screening, assessment, case management, and program coordination) to parents with a SUD and/or co-occurring SUD and mental disorders who have had a dependency petition filed against them or are at risk of such filing. Services must address the needs of the family as a whole and include direct service provision to children (18 and under) of individuals served by this project.
FOA Document (PDF | 1.09 MB
SAMHSA's Grant to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts
Due Date: January 4, 2018
Recipients will be expected to provide a coordinated, multi-system approach designed to combine the sanctioning power of treatment drug courts with effective SUD treatment services to break the cycle of criminal behavior, alcohol and/or drug use, and incarceration or other penalties. Applicants should propose to increase access and availability of services to a larger number of clients increasing the number of individuals served and the gaps in the continuum of treatment for individuals in these courts who have treatment needs for SUD and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders. Grant funds must be used to serve people diagnosed with a SUD as their primary condition. SAMHSA will use discretion in allocating funding for these awards, taking into consideration the specific drug court model (ATDCs and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts), as appropriate, the number of applications received per model type, and geographic distribution.
NOTE: At least 5 awards will be made to tribes/tribal organizations pending sufficient application volume from these groups.
FOA Document (PDF | 1.1 MB)