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FY18-20 Holistic Defense Pilot TTA

Award Information

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Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2018, $600,000)

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance (TCCLA) Program serves to enhance operations of tribal court systems and improve access to those systems through legal services, and to support the development and enhancement of tribal justice systems. For Category 1-Civil and for Category 2-Criminal, eligible applicants were non-profit organizations with a tax status of 501(c)(3) under the Internal Revenue Service Code, including tribal enterprises and educational institutions. The category 1 and 2 awards are designed to strengthen and improve the representation of indigent respondents in civil causes of action, an indigent defendants in criminal cases under the jurisdiction of Indian tribes. For Category 3, eligible applicants were national or regional membership organizations and associations whose membership or a membership section consists of judicial system personnel within tribal justice systems. The award is designed to provide quality training and technical assistance to develop and enhance tribal justice systems.

The award recipient will use FY 2018 funds to enhance the operations of tribal justice systems and improve the access to those systems, and to provide TTA for development and enhancement of tribal justice systems.

Date Created: September 20, 2018