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Apply for the FY2017 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
through February 28, 2017 at 9:00 p.m. ET

This year's Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) is now open to federally recognized Tribes and Tribal consortia.

The COPS Office offers funding through Purpose Area #1: Tribal Resources Grant Program (TRGP) Hiring and Equipment/Training, however CTAS enables Tribes and Tribal consortia to submit a single application for nine of the Department of Justice's competitive grant programs.

Applications for CTAS are submitted through the DOJ's Grants Management System (GMS). Applicants must register with GMS prior to submitting an application. The application deadline is 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET), February 28, 2017.

You may find additional information and helpful resources for FY2017 CTAS at

Purpose Area #1:
Tribal Resources Grant Program (TRGP) Hiring and Equipment/Training

Purpose Area #1 expands the implementation of community policing and meets the most serious needs of law enforcement in Tribal Nations. The funding can be used to:

  • 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

2017 Solicitation Materials

Frequently Asked Questions Allowable/Unallowable Costs
Fact Sheet Indirect Cost Rate Fact Sheet
Solicitation FY17 Controlled Equipment Guidance
Community Policing Resources for Tribal Law Enforcement
Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation: 2016 - 2012

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