This awardee has received supplemental funding. This award detail page includes information about both the original award and supplemental awards.
Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $175,000)
The purpose of this grant program is to increase the capacity of tribal communities to address the needs of victims of child abuse and child sexual abuse, in a manner that lessens the trauma to the victims and increases culturally appropriate service provision. The goal of this grant program is to improve the capacity of existing tribal systems to handle the investigation, prosecution and case management of child abuse, sexual abuse and physical abuse cases by developing specialized services and procedures to address the needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) child abuse victims. CA/NCF
The purpose of The Children's Justice Act (CJA) Partnerships for Indian Communities Continuation Grant Program is to provide Phase III and final-year supplemental support for American Indian and Alaska Native communities that initiated CJA projects in FY 2009, as the result of a competitive solicitation process. The recipient will continue to improve the capacity of existing tribal systems to handle serious child abuse cases by developing specialized services and procedures to address the needs of AI/AN child abuse victims. NC/NCF