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Tribal Court Improvement Program

HHS-ACF-CB

Status:

Forecasted

August 4, 2023

Posted:

Deadline: 

May 30, 2024

Funding

600000

Program:

50000

Award Floor:

Ceiling:

150000

Match Required?

No

Eligibility

All

States:

Entity Types:

Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations

According to section 438(c)(3)(A)(iv) of the Social Security Act (Act) (42 U.S.C. 629h(c)(3)(A)(iv)), grants are to be awarded on a competitive basis among the highest courts of Indian tribes or tribal consortia that: (1) are operating an approved title IV-E program in accordance with section 479B of the Act (42 U.S.C. 679c); (2) plan to operate a title IV-E program and have received a Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development Grant, as authorized by section 476 of the Act (42 U.S.C. 676); or (3) have a court responsible for proceedings related to foster care or adoption. Tribal governments that were awarded TCIP grants in FY 2018 are eligible to compete for funding under this announcement. Applications from individuals (including sole proprietorships) and foreign entities are not eligible and will be disqualified from competitive review and funding under this funding opportunity.

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The Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau announces the availability of funding to tribes and tribal consortia for designing and implementing projects and/or activities that assess, expand, or enhance the effectiveness of tribal courts and/or legal representation in cases related to child welfare, family preservation, family reunification, guardianship, and adoption. In doing this work, recipients are required to engage in and demonstrate meaningful, ongoing collaboration with the relevant tribal social service agencies.The funding is intended to help tribal courts:(1) Conduct assessments of the courts handle child welfare proceedings;(2) Implement changes to address the results of court assessments;(3) Ensure that the safety, permanency, and well-being needs of children are met in a timely and complete manner; and(4) Continuously improve the quality of court hearings and legal representation, including the engagement of all parties in child welfare proceedings.These awards will be for 4-year projects.

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