Tribes Receive Funding For Public Safety, Criminal Justice Systems

(September 27, 2016, 10:21 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. government is giving more than $107 million in grants to American Indian and Alaska Native communities to improve public safety and help crime victims, according to a news release issued Sept. 26 by the Department of Justice.

(Grant award list available. Document #96-161014-020X.)

The funding total includes 236 grants under the department’s Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) program, totaling more than $102 million, to 131 American Indian tribes, Alaska Native villages and tribal groups and designees. In addition, the Office on...
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