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FY 2021 Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Program

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Grants.gov deadline: April 7, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET
JustGrants application deadline: April 21, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET

This program provides civil and criminal legal assistance to low-income individuals, Indian tribes, and tribal justice systems to support the development and enhancement of tribal justice systems and access to those systems.

While the core focus of this program is to provide direct legal services, funding can also support other needs of eligible tribes such as providing conflict counsel for tribes exercising enhanced sentencing authority or special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction authorized through the Violence Against Women Act of 2013 and supporting veterans’ legal clinics for Native American veterans. The solicitation seeks applications for: (1) civil legal assistance services and (2) criminal legal assistance services.


Number of Awards: 2
Total Amount Awarded: $1,200,000

Date Created: January 6, 2021