DOJ Awards More Than $130 Million in Grants to Improve Tribal Victim Services and Public Safety

The United States Department of Justice recently announced more than $130 million in grant awards to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities to enhance victim services, address violence against women, improve public safety, and support youth programs.

Through two purpose areas of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS), OVC awarded funds to more than 20 tribes. CTAS is a consolidated tribal-specific grant program which seeks to help address the disproportionate rates of violence and victimization in AI/AN communities and significant obstacles to culturally relevant services. Read more here!