BJA FY 10 Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Grants,Training, and Technical Assistance

The summary for the BJA FY 10 Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Grants,Training, and Technical Assistance Federal Grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: BJA FY 10 Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Grants,Training, and Technical Assistance
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Grant Categories: Law Justice and Legal Services
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BJA-2010-2676
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 16.751
CFDA Descriptions: Edward Byrne Memorial Competitive Grant Program
Current Application Deadline: May 27, 2010
Original Application Deadline: May 27, 2010
Posted Date: Apr 14, 2010
Creation Date: Apr 21, 2010
Archive Date: Jun 26, 2010
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
Authorized by 25 USC 3651, et seq., the Bureau of Justice Assistance's (BJA) Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance (TCCLA) grants enhance tribal court systems and improve access to those systems. Targeted to non-profit organizations, the grants serve to strengthen and improve the representation of indigent defendants and clients in civil and criminal causes of action under the jurisdiction of Indian tribes. Also included in this solicitation is a request for a national or regional tribal membership organization to provide advocacy training and technical assistance to all tribes, not limited to the legal assistance grantees under Categories 1 and 2, for the development, enrichment, and enhancement of judicial system personnel within tribal justice systems.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applicants in Categories 1 and 2 are limited to tribal and non-tribal non-profit entities that provide legal assistance services for federally recognized Indian tribes, members of federally recognized Indian tribes, or tribal justice systems pursuant to federal poverty guidelines. Applicants in Category 3 are limited to national or regional membership organizations and associations whose membership or a membership section consists of judicial system personnel within tribal justice systems. Tribal justice systems are defined as a federally recognized Indian tribe's entire judicial branch, including traditional methods and forums for dispute resolution, trial courts, appellate courts, inter-tribal courts, alternative dispute resolution systems, and circuit rider systems, established by inherent tribunal authority whether or not they constitute a court of record. Judicial personnel are defined as any judge, magistrate, court counselor, court clerk, court administrator, bailiff, probation officer, officer of the court, dispute resolution facilitator, or other official, employee, or volunteer within the tribal judicial system.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bja/grant/10triballegalsol.pdf
Grant Announcement Contact
Al Roddy Technical Application Support 202-353-1881

Technical Application Support [Al.Roddy@usdoj.gov]
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