Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)

OPEN:

The Fiscal Year 2020 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) will close at 9:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

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DETAILS ABOUT THE PROGRAM

CTAS Purpose Area #1: Tribal Resources Grant Program

  • Expands the implementation of community policing and meets the most serious needs of law enforcement in Tribal Nations
  • Hire or re-hire career law enforcement officers and Village Public Safety Officers
  • Procure basic equipment and training to assist in the initiation or enhancement of Tribal community policing efforts

CTAS SUCCESS STORY

Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska VehicleCTAS in Action: Nebraska and Kansas-based Native American police use DOJ grant to upgrade technology, improve public safety

Since 2010, the Department of Justice has awarded over 2,000 grants totaling more than $943 million in CTAS grant funds to hundreds of American Indian and Alaska Native communities. The tribes are using these funds to enhance law enforcement; combat domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sex trafficking; bolster justice systems; prevent and control juvenile delinquency; strengthen the juvenile justice system; and serve sexual assault and elders.

Click here to read the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska’s full success story

CTAS FY2020 WEBINARS

Registration Now Open for 2020 CTAS Pre-Application Webinars

The Department of Justice is sponsoring 12 webinars on Fiscal Year 2020 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation to educate participants on application requirements for specific CTAS purpose areas. The webinars will also provide guidance on meeting grant budgetary requirements and preparing strategies to access grant funds to strengthen the capacity of tribal justice systems.

Registration is now open, register for any or all of these webinars. The Justice Department CTAS team encourages participants to carefully review this year’s solicitation and come prepared with questions during the first webinar on Dec. 17. 

Additional details about this year’s solicitation are available online at: https://www.justice.gov/tribal/open-solicitations.

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST - Purpose Area 6 – OVC’s Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities

FY 2020 CTAS Pre-Application Webinar: Purpose Area 6 – OVC’s Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST

The key goals of this webinar are to:

  • Provide a general overview of CTAS Purpose Area 6;
  • Highlight key application and purpose area requirements;
  • Identify tools and resources for applicants that will facilitate the application process;
  • Provide an opportunity for applicants to ask CTAS-related questions; and
  • Discuss how the FY 2020 solicitation differs from the CTAS solicitations from previous years.

***To register for this webinar, please fill out the registration form accessible by copying and pasting the following URL into your browser: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/703709834980943628.   

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST - Purpose Area 5 – OVW’s Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program

FY 2020 CTAS Pre-Application Webinar: Purpose Area 5 – OVW’s Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program

WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST

The key goals of this webinar are to:

  • Provide a general overview of OVW’s Tribal Governments Program (CTAS Purpose Area 5);
  • Encourage eligible applicants to apply for Tribal Governments Program Funding, particularly tribes who have never applied and those who have been unsuccessful in the past.
  • Highlight key application and purpose area requirements;
  • Identify tools and resources for applicants that will facilitate the application process;
  • Provide an opportunity for applicants to ask Tribal Governments Program and CTAS-related questions; and
  • Discuss how the FY 2020 solicitation differs from the CTAS solicitations from previous years.

***To register for this webinar, please fill out the registration form accessible by copying and pasting the following URL into your browser: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4268160505974985740.

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST - Purpose Area 8 – OJJDP’s Juvenile Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts, and Purpose Area 9 – OJJDP’s Tribal Youth Program

FY 2020 CTAS Pre-Application Webinar: Purpose Areas 8 – OJJDP’s Juvenile Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts, and Purpose Area 9 – OJJDP’s Tribal Youth Program

WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST

The key goals of this webinar are to:

  • Provide a general overview of CTAS Purpose Areas 8 & 9;
  • Highlight key application and purpose area requirements;
  • Identify tools and resources for applicants that will facilitate the application process;
  • Provide an opportunity for applicants to ask CTAS-related questions; and
  • Discuss how the FY 2020 solicitation differs from the CTAS solicitations from previous years.

***To register for this webinar, please fill out the registration form accessible by copying and pasting the following URL into your browser:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7690898421799875596.

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST - Purpose Area 5 – OVW’s Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program (Webinar #2)

FY 2020 CTAS Pre-Application Webinar: Purpose Area 5 – OVW’s Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program (Webinar #2)

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST

The key goals of this webinar are to:

  • Provide a general overview of OVW’s Tribal Governments Program (CTAS Purpose Area 5);
  • Encourage eligible applicants to apply for Tribal Governments Program Funding, particularly tribes who have never applied and those who have been unsuccessful in the past.
  • Highlight key application and purpose area requirements;
  • Identify tools and resources for applicants that will facilitate the application process;
  • Provide an opportunity for applicants to ask Tribal Governments Program and CTAS-related questions; and
  • Discuss how the FY 2020 solicitation differs from the CTAS solicitations from previous years.

***To register for this webinar, please fill out the registration form accessible by copying and pasting the following URL into your browser:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1686746897491763724.

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST - Budget Worksheet Completion Webinar

FY 2020 CTAS Pre-Application Webinar: Budget Worksheet Completion Webinar

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST

The key goals of this webinar are to:

  • Provide an overview of completing the budget worksheet for the CTAS application process;
  • Identify tools and resources for applicants that will facilitate the application process; and
  • Provide an opportunity for applicants to ask CTAS-related questions; and
  • Discuss how the FY 2020 solicitation differs from the CTAS solicitations from previous years.

***To register for this webinar, please fill out the registration form accessible by copying and pasting the following URL into your browser:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1588895860177975564.

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST - Purpose Area 5 – OVW’s Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program (Webinar #3)

FY 2020 CTAS Pre-Application Webinar: Purpose Area 5 – OVW’s Violence Against Women Tribal Governments Program (Webinar #3)

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST
  
The key goals of this webinar are to:

  • Provide a general overview of OVW’s Tribal Governments Program (CTAS Purpose Area 5);
  • Encourage eligible applicants to apply for Tribal Governments Program Funding, particularly tribes who have never applied and those who have been unsuccessful in the past.
  • Highlight key application and purpose area requirements;
  • Identify tools and resources for applicants that will facilitate the application process;
  • Provide an opportunity for applicants to ask Tribal Governments Program and CTAS-related questions; and
  • Discuss how the FY 2020 solicitation differs from the CTAS solicitations from previous years.

***To register for this webinar, please fill out the registration form accessible by copying and pasting the following URL into your browser:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4829175318931393036.

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST - Application Checklist and Final Q&A Webinar

FY 2020 CTAS Pre-Application Webinar: Application Checklist and Final Q&A Webinar

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at 2 p.m. EST

The key goals of this webinar are to:

  • Provide a general overview of CTAS application-required items;
  • Provide an opportunity for applicants to ask CTAS-related questions; and
  • Discuss how the FY 2020 solicitation differs from the CTAS solicitations from previous years.

***To register for this webinar, please fill out the registration form accessible by copying and pasting the following URL into your browser:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6537466743797806092.