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Tribal Youth Program
OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, OFFICE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY
PREVENTION, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
of Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies
Appropriations Act, Public Law 105-277.
support and enhance tribal efforts for comprehensive delinquency
prevention, control, and juvenile justice system improvement for
Native American youth.
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AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
reduce, control, and prevent crime both by and against tribal youth;
to provide interventions for court- involved tribal youth; to improve
tribal juvenile justice systems; and to provide prevention programs
focusing on alcohol and drugs.
Eligibility: Applications are only invited from
Federally recognized tribes and Alaskan Native villages, however,
tribes and villages may partner with others as applicable. If partnering
with others, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) should be submitted
with the application. Additionally, one tribe should be chosen as
the primary agency for funding and reporting purposes. Only tribal
governments and tribal organizations that have a tribal resolution
sharing the endorsement of the tribal government are eligible to
apply. A tribal resolution must be included with the application.
AND AWARD PROCESS:
Eligibility: All Federally recognized tribes
and Alaskan Native villages.
Each applicant must submit a completed application, including
signed assurances that it will comply with statutory and administrative
Coordination: None. This program is excluded
from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Procedure: Applicants must submit a completed
application form and other information outlined in the Application
Kit to the Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice
and Delinquency Prevention. The receipt, review, and analysis
of applications will follow Office of Justice Programs policies
and procedures for the administration of grant applications.
Procedure: A letter with copies of the grant
award are sent to the applicant tribe upon approval by the Office
of Justice Programs. One copy of the grant award must be signed
by the authorized official and returned to the Office of Justice
Consult the Application Kit or contact the State and Tribal Assistance
Division, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
in the Office of Justice Programs for application deadlines. Telephone:
of Approval/Disapproval Time: Applications
will generally be approved within 45-60 days of receipt of a complete
Hearing and appeal procedures will follow 28 CFR, Part 18, of
the Department of Justice Regulations.
and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
and Time Phasing of Assistance: Awards are
made for 36 months.
Quarterly financial and semiannually progress reports are required.
All tribes that expend financial assistance of $300,000 or more
in any fiscal year must have a single audit for that year in accordance
with OMB Circular No. A-133, as amended. These audits are due
to the Office of the Comptroller and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse
no later than thirteen (13) months after the close of each fiscal
year during the term of the award (for fiscal years beginning
on/after July 1, 1998, audit report packages are due nine (9)
months after the close of the fiscal year.
In accordance with the requirement set forth in 28 CFR, Parts
66 and 70, grantees must maintain all financial reports and other
supporting documents pertinent to the award for at least 3 years
following the close of the most recent audit.
(Grants) FY 01 $10,450,274; FY 02 est $24,650,164; and FY 03 est
and Average of Financial Assistance: Not available.
GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
OJP Financial Guide.
or Local Office: None.
James Antal U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
810 7th Street, NW , Washington,
District of Columbia 20531
Phone: (202) 514-1289
Web Site Address:
OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Applicants will be evaluated and rated by a modified peer review
process according to prescribed selection criteria.