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Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance (TCCLA) Program

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Tribal Justice Plan Publicly Released
The U.S. Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Interior (DOI) are pleased to announce the release of the congressionally-mandated Long Term Plan to Build and Enhance Tribal Justice Systems (Tribal Justice Plan), which responds to sections 211, 241, and 244 of the Tribal Law and Order Act. DOJ and DOI were asked by Congress to develop long-term plans to address incarceration in Indian Country and alternatives to incarceration. We have further enhanced the plan to include offender reentry. 

Awards
Visit the OJP Award Data site for access to grant awards made through this program.

Bureau of Justice Assistance Tribal Training & Technical Assistance Provider Directory 2013-2014
With guidance from BJA, the National Criminal Justice Training Center at Fox Valley Technical College developed this directory of technical assistance (TA) providers for tribal justice programs. The guide includes information about TA providers’ areas of expertise, conferences, and publications and other resources.

Federal Resources for Tribal Criminal Defense & Juvenile Delinquency Representation

Announcement:

Tribal Justice CTAS Training and Technical Assistance Solicitation

The FY 2019 CTAS Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) opportunity seeks TTA to provide support for three specific BJA grant programs that are included in the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) and to support tribes in critical areas of their justice systems: CTAS Purpose Areas 2, 3 and 10. Apply by: May 14, 2019.

Recently Launched: Tribal Access to Justice Innovation Website

Sponsored by BJA, the Tribal Access to Justice Innovation website highlights innovative tribal justice programs from around the country in an effort to provide ideas to reformers looking to address common challenges.

Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Grants, Training and Technical Assistance

The FY 2018 Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Grants, Training and Technical Assistance solicitation and associated frequently asked questions are now available. This program supports the Department’s goals by enhancing tribal-state relations, providing legal assistance, and sharing promising strategies to address public safety and respond to violent crimes in Indian Country. Apply by: July 2, 2018.

Funding Available to Address Tribal Justice System Infrastructure Needs

BJA has released the FY 2017 Tribal Justice System Infrastructure Program Training and Technical Assistance Initiative solicitation. This program assists tribes with renovation and expansion projects to address tribal justice system infrastructure needs. Apply by: March 21, 2017.

FY 2017 CTAS Funding Now Available

The Department of Justice has released the FY 2017 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS), which provides Tribes with funding to enhance law enforcement, bolster justice systems, prevent and control crime, serve victims, and support other efforts to combat crime. Apply by February 28, 2017.

Enhanced Sentencing in Tribal Courts

BJA, in partnership with the American Probation and Parole Association, the National Tribal Judicial Center, and the Tribal Judicial Institute, has released “Enhanced Sentencing in Tribal Courts: Lessons Learned From Tribes.” This publication provides a brief overview of the changes under the Tribal Law & Order Act (TLOA) of 2010 regarding enhanced sentencing authority, offers considerations for correctional/detention and community corrections programming related to enhanced sentences, and provides tribes with a checklist to help guide discussions around implementation of enhanced sentencing authority.

Tribal, County Courts Join To Hear Family, Juvenile Cases

The Superior Court of El Dorado County (CA) and the Shingle Springs Tribal Court will collaborate to create a court for juvenile and family court cases. Oregon Health & Sciences University’s Evidence-Based Practices Center, through BJA's Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Program, will provide intensive technical assistance to help build capacity.

Funding:

FY 2019 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 03/12/2019, 09:00 PM
The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking applications for funding to improve public safety and victim services in tribal communities. This solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to apply for funding to aid in developing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization.
Solicitation  Webinars  Additional Resources

Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Grants, Training and Technical Assistance
Application Deadline: 07/02/2018, 11:59 PM
BJA seeks applications under the Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance (TCCLA) Program. The TCCLA Program supports the Department’s goals by enhancing tribal-state relations, providing legal assistance, and sharing promising strategies to address public safety and respond to violent crimes in Indian Country.
Solicitation  FAQs

Tribal Justice System Infrastructure Program Training and Technical Assistance Initiative
Application Deadline: 03/23/2017, 11:59 PM
BJA is seeking applications for funding under the Tribal Justice System Infrastructure Training and Technical Assistance Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by assisting tribes with renovation and expansion projects to address tribal justice system infrastructure needs.
Solicitation

FY 2017 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 02/28/2017, 09:00 PM
This solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to develop a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization issues and to apply for funding. See Purpose Areas 2-4 for BJA-specific information.
Overview  Solicitation  FAQ  Fact Sheet

FY 2015 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 02/24/2015, 09:00 PM
The Department of Justice's CTAS provides funding to support public safety, victim services, and crime prevention improvements for American Indian and Alaska Native governments.
Solicitation

FY 2014 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 03/24/2014, 07:00 PM
The Department of Justice's CTAS provides funding to support public safety, victim services, and crime prevention improvements for American Indian and Alaska Native governments.
Solicitation

Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance (TCCLA) Grants, Training, and Technical Assistance FY 2013 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 04/04/2013, 11:59 PM
TCCLA provides funding to non-profits and organizations for quality legal assistance targeting members of Indian tribes and tribal justice systems and quality technical assistance to support development and enhancement of tribal justice systems.
Solicitation  FAQs

FY 2013 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
Application Deadline: 03/19/2013, 09:00 PM
The Department of Justice's CTAS provides funding to support public safety, victim services, and crime prevention improvements for American Indian and Alaska Native governments.
CTAS Information

Tribal Justice System Capacity Building Training and Technical Assistance Program FY 2012 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 05/31/2012, 11:59 PM
This program focuses on funding national TTA efforts for enhancing tribal and state collaborations; comprehensive strategic planning; building tribal capacity to plan, develop, or enhance diversion and community corrections capacity; enhancing tribal justice information sharing efforts; and other tribal justice system capacity building TTA efforts.
Solicitation

Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance (TCCLA) Grants, Training, and Technical Assistance FY 2012 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 04/17/2012, 11:59 PM
TCCLA provides funding to non-profits and organizations for quality legal assistance targeting members of Indian tribes and tribal justice systems and quality technical assistance to support development and enhancement of tribal justice systems.
Solicitation

Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance (TCCLA) Grants, Training, and Technical Assistance FY 2011 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 05/12/2011, 11:59 PM
TCCLA grants enhance tribal justice systems and improve access to those systems.
Solicitation  FAQ

Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance (TCCLA) Grants, Training, and Technical Assistance FY 2010 Competitive Grant Announcement
Application Deadline: 05/27/2010, 08:59 PM
TCCLA grants enhance tribal court systems and improve access to those systems.
Solicitation  FAQ

Date Created: December 12, 2019