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Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Program

Grants to USA Nonprofits
to Enhance Tribal Justice Systems

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Conf. Date:

04/06/21

Deadline Date:

04/07/21 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to provide legal assistance to tribes, tribal justice systems, and low-income individuals, and to enhance tribal justice systems. Applicants are advised to complete required registrations well in advance of the deadline. Funding is intended to build and enhance capacity and improve delivery of civil and criminal legal services to individuals and tribes as well as to develop policies that improve access to tribal justice systems.

Category 1: Civil Legal Assistance Services

The objective of this category is to enhance:

  • The amount and quality of civil legal assistance services for tribal members pursuant to federal poverty guidelines, federally recognized Indian tribes, and tribal justice systems.
  • The amount and quality of other legal assistance services to support tribes enhancing their capacity, operations, or legal infrastructure.

Category 2: Criminal Legal Assistance Services

The objective of this category is to enhance:

  • The amount and quality of criminal defense counsel services at tribal criminal proceedings to individuals pursuant to federal poverty guidelines, federally recognized Indian tribes, and tribal justice systems.
  • The amount and quality of other legal assistance to support tribes enhancing their criminal legal capacity, operations, or legal infrastructure.

For additional details, see https://bja.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh186/files/media/document/O-BJA-2021-51003.pdf#page=7.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 155240

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,200,000

Number of Grants:

Category 1: 1 award; Category 2: 1 award

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Category 1: up to $600,000
- Category 2: up to $600,000

Term of Contract:

Period of Performance Start Date: 10/1/21 12:00 AM
Period of Performance Duration (Months): 24

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants:
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

For Categories 1 and 2:
Eligible applicants are nonprofit entities as defined by 26 U.S.C.§501(c)(3) which provide legal assistance services for Indian tribes, tribal justice systems, or members of Indian tribes pursuant to federal poverty guidelines.

BJA will consider applications under which two or more entities would carry out the federal award; however, only one entity may be the applicant. Any others must be proposed as subrecipients (subgrantees).

Pre-proposal Conference:

FY 2021 Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Program Funding Webinar
Date/Time: April 6, 2021, 3:30 p.m. ET
This webinar will provide an overview of the FY 2021 Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance funding opportunity.

For more information and to register: https://bja.ojp.gov/events/fy-2021-tribal-civil-and-criminal-legal-assistance-program-funding-webinar

Pre-Application Information:

The SF-424 and the SF-LLL will be submitted in Grants.gov by April 7, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST. OJP urges applicants to submit applications at least 72 hours prior to the application due date to allow time for the applicant to receive validation messages or rejection notifications from Grants.gov and to correct in a timely fashion any problems that may have caused a rejection notification.

The full application will be submitted in JustGrants by April 21, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST.

In FY 2021, applications will be submitted to DOJ in a new two-step process:
- Step 1: Applicants will submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in Grants.gov. To register in Grants.gov, applicants will need to obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) and System for Award Management (SAM) registration or renewal.
- Step 2: Applicants will submit the full application including attachments in JustGrants.
To be considered timely, the full application must be submitted in JustGrants by the JustGrants application deadline.

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330760

For a list of relevant application documents, go to the Package tab (press Preview) on the Grants.gov link above.

Watch the webinar recording of an earlier session: https://justicegrants.usdoj.gov/training-resources/justgrants-training/application-submission#session-video

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For technical assistance with submitting the SF-424 and SF- LLL in Grants.gov, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800–518–4726, 606–545–5035, at Grants.gov customer support webpage, or email at support@grants.gov. The Grants.gov Support Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays.

For technical assistance with submitting the full application in DOJ’s Justice Grants System (JustGrants), contact the JustGrants Service Desk at 833–872–5175 or JustGrants.Support@usdoj.gov. The JustGrants Service Desk operates 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. eastern time, Monday–Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, and federal holidays.

For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the Response Center by telephone at 800–851–3420 or TTY: 301–240–6310 (hearing impaired only) or by email at grants@ncjrs.gov. Response Center hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. eastern time Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. eastern time on the solicitation close date.

CFDA Number:

16.815

Funding or Pin Number:

O-BJA-2021-51003

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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