Deadline Extended! BJA COSSAP Grant Solicitation : Tribal Responses to Drug Overdoses

Deadline Extended!
Bureau of Justice Assistance
Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance
Abuse Program:
Tribal Responses to Drug Overdoses
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), the Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) is releasing the Tribal Responses to Drug Overdoses solicitation. The is apart of a series of demonstration projects funded under the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) to support national demonstration collaborations to build local capacity and support innovation. Under this solicitation, up to five tribal communities will be selected for an award of up to $500,000 each for a 14-month time period.

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Applications Due by May 14, 2020
Eligibility
Applicants are limited to federally recognized Indian tribal governments, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior. This includes Alaska Native villages and tribal consortia consisting of two or more federally recognized Indian tribes. Current Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP) site- based grantees are eligible to apply.
Overview of Solicitation
The Tribal Responses to Drug Overdoses  grant is designed to assist federally recognized tribes in identifying resource deployment strategies to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with drug overdoses among individuals who come in contact with law enforcement or are involved in the criminal justice system. Tribes will have implementation support from the combined resources and expertise of the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with other partners.
Applicant Webinar
A webinar about the  Tribal Responses to Drug Overdoses  and the application process was held on March 26, 2020, at 2:00 p.m., ET. The applicant webinar included a presentation about ODMAP that focused on providing a complete overview of the capabilities of ODMAP and the implementation process. A recording of the webinar is available at
http://s.iir.com/TribalResponsesGrantWebinar . A PDF version of the PowerPoint presentation that was used during the webinar is available at  http://s.iir.com/TribalResponsesPPT .

FY2020 Emergency Management Performance Grant Program Supplemental Funding

FEMA FY2020 Emergency Management Performance

Grant Program Supplemental Funding
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FEMA are announcing the release of the Notice of Funding Opportunity and Final Allocations for the $100 million in supplemental funding made available to the Emergency Management Performance Grant Program (EMPG) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Topline messaging includes:

*         The EMPG Supplemental, (or EMPG-S), program is authorized by CARES Act, Div. B (Pub. L. No. 116-136) and the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Pub. L. No. 93-288. Under the EMPG Program FEMA is authorized to make grants for the purpose of providing a system of emergency preparedness for the protection of life and property in the United States from hazards and to vest responsibility for emergency preparedness jointly in the federal government and the states and their political subdivisions. Under EMPG, grants are awarded to the 56 states and territories. The states and territories make subawards to local and tribal governments.

*         The FY 2020 EMPG-S program assists states, local governments, tribes and territories with their public health and emergency management activities supporting the prevention of, preparation for and response to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency. Through this funding opportunity, FEMA will award funding to support planning and operational readiness for COVID-19 preparedness and response, as well as the development of tools and strategies for prevention, preparedness, and response, and ensure ongoing communication and coordination among federal, state, local, tribal and territorial partners throughout the response.

*         Funding awarded under the EMPG-S program is separate and distinct from any funding that will be awarded under the FY 2020 EMPG Program NOFO published on Feb. 14, 2020.
*         The attached Information Bulletin and Fact Sheet provide further details as well as final allocations for the 56 states and territories.

Grant Programs Directorate Information Bulletin

Fiscal Year 2020 Emergency Management Performance Grant Program (EMPG-S) COVID-19 Supplemental

Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Emergency Management Performance Grant Program COVID-19 Supplemental Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

New SAMHSA FOA Announcement: Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Education Agency Grants)

Good afternoon,

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration recently released a grant funding opportunity announcement (FOA) entitled, “Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Education Agency Grants”. The short title for this program is “AWARE-SEA” and applications are due no later than Monday, April 20, 2020!  Please share it with your colleagues and tribal stakeholders.  Information on the FOA is below and the link for additional information is https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/sm-20-016.

*         FOA Number: SM-20-016
*         Application Due Date: Monday, April 20, 2020
*         Purpose:  SAMHSA expects that this program will focus on partnerships and collaboration between state and local systems to promote the healthy development of school-aged youth and prevent youth violence.
*         Eligibility:  Education Agencies/Authorities serving children and youth residing in federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribes, tribal organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations.
*         Anticipated Total Available Funding:  $31,492,000
*         Anticipated Number of Awards: 17 (At least 3 awards will be made to Tribal Education Agencies/Authorities pending sufficient application volume from these groups).
*         Anticipated Award Amount:  From $1,800,000 per year
*         Length of Project:  Up to 5 years
*         Cost Sharing/Match Required?:  No

Thank you,
Sharece Tyer

Sharece N. Tyer, MBA, MS
Public Health Analyst
Office of the Assistant Secretary
Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs
Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy
Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 18E09C
Rockville, MD  20857
Tel: (240) 276-2432
Email: Sharece.Tyer@samhsa.hhs.gov

DOJ COPS Grant Funding Opportunities

COPS Hiring Program (CHP)

The 2020 COPS Hiring Program is a competitive grant program designed to advance public safety through community policing by addressing the full-time sworn officer needs of state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies nationwide. CHP provides funds directly to law enforcement agencies to hire new or rehire existing career law enforcement officers and to increase their community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts. All local, state, and tribal law enforcement agencies that have primary law enforcement authority are eligible to apply.

Applications are due by March 11, 2020 at 7:59 PM EDT.

Please click here for more information on the 2020 COPS Hiring Program.

Community Policing Development (CPD) Microgrants Program

The 2020 Community Policing Development Microgrants Program is a competitive grant program designed to advance the practice of community policing by providing funding to local, state, and tribal law enforcement agencies. Applicants are invited to propose demonstration or pilot projects to be implemented in their agency that offer creative ideas to advance crime fighting, community engagement, problem solving, or organizational changes to support community policing in one of the following ten areas:

  1. Hate Crimes
  2. Human Trafficking
  3. Meeting Rural Law Enforcement Challenges
  4. Officer Safety and Wellness
  5. Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention
  6. School Safety
  7. Staffing and Allocation Studies
  8. Victim-Centered Approaches
  9. Violent Crime
  10. Youth Engagement

Applications are due by March 11, 2020 at 7:59 PM EDT.

Please click here for more information on the 2020 Community Policing Development Microgrants Program.

Grant Announcement: Tribal Opioid Response Grants

Grant Announcement
Tribal Opioid Response (TOR) Grants

Application Due Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2019 Tribal Opioid Response grants (Short Title: TOR). The program aims to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). The intent is to reduce unmet treatment need and opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and/or recovery activities for OUD.

Eligibility
Federally recognized tribes and tribal organizations. Tribes and tribal organizations may elect to apply as part of a consortia or in partnership with urban Indian organizations. Tribes and tribal organizations may only be included in one grant application.

Award Information
Funding Mechanism: Grant
Anticipated Total Available Funding: $35,985,372
Anticipated Number of Awards: 163
Anticipated Award Amount: See Appendix K
Length of Project: 2 years
Cost Sharing/Match Required?: No

Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, grantee progress in meeting project goals and objectives, timely submission of required data and reports, and compliance with all terms and conditions of award.

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