Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $850,000)
The Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC), with the support of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and its partners, will provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to the tribal grantees funded through the BJA Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse (IASA) Program. Additionally, FVTC will provide TTA for non-grantee tribes to support successful program planning and implementation that will enhance their efforts in this area. FVTC will develop, conduct, and gather, and evaluate data for national-based training conferences. In addition, they will conduct strategic planning for grant implementation training sessions and grantee orientation for training sessions. FVTC will also conduct a consultant/trainers session, topic-specific training sessions, and one specifically for unfunded IASA Program applicants. FVTC will maintain a grantee-based resource website and provide scholarships for attendance at training events.