The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking applicants for the FY 2021 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation.
This solicitation provides comprehensive funding to federally recognized Indian tribes, tribal consortia, and tribal designees to develop a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization. Tribal designees are eligible applicants only for certain activities related to Office for Victims of Crime programs under Purpose Area 6. Refer to the solicitation for more information about eligibility.
Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation applicants have the flexibility to submit a single application and select from any or all of the purpose areas, including Purpose Area 6 which is administered by the Office for Victims of Crime.
Purpose Area 6: Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities
Projects funded under this purpose area will improve—
- the handling of child abuse cases, particularly cases of child sexual abuse, in a manner which limits additional trauma to the child victim; and
- the investigation and prosecution of cases of child abuse, particularly child sexual abuse.
In FY 2021, applications will be submitted to the Department of Justice in a new two-step process.
In step 1, applicants will submit a SF-424 and a SF-LLL in Grants.gov. To register in Grants.gov, applicants will need to obtain a Data Universal Numeric System (DUNS) and System of Award Management (SAM) registration or renewal.
In Section F of the SF-424, please include the name and contact information of the individual who will complete the application materials in JustGrants. JustGrants will use this information (email address) to assign the application to this user in JustGrants.
Step 1 Deadline: 9:00 p.m. eastern time on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.
In step 2, applicants will submit the full application including attachments in JustGrants. See the following resources for every step that must be completed prior to submitting the full application:
- Office of Justice Programs Grant Application Resource Guide
- Entity Users: Application Submission Job Aid Reference Guide
- JustGrants Training: Application Submission
Step 2 Deadline: 9:00 p.m. eastern time on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
Visit the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation website to learn more and apply. This site provides answers to frequently asked questions, templates, and other materials to assist applicants.
(Updated March 29, 2021)