[Tribal-drug-courts] New BJA Grant (and Webinar): Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant, Due April 19, 2016

Lauren van Schilfgaarde Lauren at tlpi.org
Tue Feb 23 14:21:09 CST 2016

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BJA Grant: Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program<https://www.bja.gov/Funding/adultdrugcourts16.pdf>

Due: April 19, 2016
The Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program provides financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments to develop and implement drug courts that effectively integrate evidence-based substance abuse treatment, mandatory drug testing, sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in a judicially supervised court setting with jurisdiction over substance-abusers. BJA is accepting applications for FY 2016 grants to either establish new drug courts or enhance existing drug court programs using evidence-based principles and practices.
Implementation: Up to $350,000 for 36 months. Open to jurisdiction that have completed a substantial amount of planning and are ready to implement an evidence-based adult drug court.
Enhancement: Up to $300,000 for 36 months (note: this is an increase in funding amount and length from last year). Open to jurisdictions with a fully operational adult drug court.
NOTE: Applicants are encouraged to include in their proposals funding to incorporate the evidence-based program principles included in the NADCP Adult Drug Court Best Practice Standards<http://www.nadcp.org/Standards>, and to specify which Standard(s) is/are addressed in the application.

The Tribal Law and Policy Institute will host a Webinar: BJA and SAMHSA Drug Court Funding Opportunities<https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4064391284362409217>, tentatively scheduled for March 10, 2016 at 11:00am PST/2:00pm EST.
This webinar will provide a brief overview of this RFP, as well as the SAMHSA Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Drug Courts (Short Title: SAMHSA Treatment Drug Courts), and the anticipated Joint BJA/SAMHSA Adult Drug Court Solicitation. This webinar focuses upon the application requirements of these grants. In addition, this webinar provides BJA Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program-specific grant writing tips, general grant writing tips, and other potential federal sources of funding.

Register Here<https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4064391284362409217>. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Other Open Drug Court Solicitations:

·         Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)<http://beta.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements>

o   Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Drug Courts (SAMHSA Treatment Drug Courts)<http://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/ti-16-009>
Due Date: April 4, 2016
See http://www.wellnesscourts.org/funding-announcements/ for further updates.
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