Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)


The FY2021 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) was closed at 9 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

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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


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