Tribal Youth Program
Through this program, the Department seeks to assist tribes in responding to myriad issues facing tribal nations. This includes creating, expanding, or strengthening tribally-driven approaches along the juvenile justice continuum that can range from prevention to intervention and treatment. In addition to programmatic funding, this program funds a robust training and technical assistance program
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Fiscal Year 2018
In FY18, OJJDP awarded eight grants under the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation – Purpose Area 9: Tribal Youth Program. Funding provides support for tribes to create, expand, or strengthen tribally-driven approaches along the juvenile justice continuum that can range from prevention to intervention to treatment. In FY 19, OJJDP proposes to fund approximately eight grants under the Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation – Purpose Area 9: Tribal Youth Program to support the development of tribal-driven approaches to improving prevention, intervention and/or treatment for tribal youth.
The Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention Act, 34 USC 11171-11172; an act appropriating funds for the Department of Justice.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Only federally recognized Indian tribes, as determined by the Secretary of Interior, may apply. This includes Alaska Native villages and tribal consortia consisting of two or more federally recognize Indian tribes. Applicants will be asked to submit documentation reflective of their legal authority to apply for funds on behalf of their tribes. Recognizing that tribes have different forms of tribal governance and tribal laws vary, no prescribed form of documentation will be required.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing. Preapplication coordination may be required. An environmental impact statement is required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants for DOJ funding can submit applications online through either the federal grants portal Grants.Gov (www.grants.gov) or the DOJ's Grants Management System (GMS) (https://grants.ojp.usdoj.gov). Each program announcement will specify which system should be used for that program and will contain detailed technical instructions on how to register with the system as well as apply for funding. Applicants are generally required to register and create a profile in GMS.
Upon approval by the Assistant Attorney General, successful applicants are notified via the Grants Management System.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
varies by project
See 28 C.F.R. Part 18
How are proposals selected?
Varies by program. Applications are judged according to their consistency with the policies and program priorities and applicable laws.
How may assistance be used?
Population of youth served under this grant must not include youth who are age 18 or older.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
To assist in fulfilling the Departments responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), Public Law 103-62, and the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, Public Law 111–352, recipients must provide data that measures the results of their work.
See Uniform Administrative Requirements, 2 C.F.R. Part 200 as adopted by D.O.J. in 2 C.F.R. Part 2800.
All financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the award must be retained for a period of 3 years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report (Federal Financial Report/SF-425). For more information, see Uniform Administrative Requirements, 2 C.F.R. SS 200.333 as adopted by D.O.J. in 2 C.F.R. Part 2800.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards are made for 36 months. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Letter.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Office of Justice Programs
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
810 7th Street, NW
Washington , DC 20531 US
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 18$4,562,082.00; FY 19 est $5,000,000.00; FY 20 est $5,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
See program announcement and Uniform Administrative Requirements, 2 C.F.R. Part 200 as adopted and supplemented by D.O.J. in 2 C.F.R. Part 2800.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2016
Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation – Purpose Area 9: Tribal Youth Program. See www.justice.gov/tribal/grants for more information.