The Bishop Paiute Tribe (Tribe) is pleased to announce that the Tribe has been awarded two Department of Justice (DOJ) Consolidated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) grants and a Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside grant.
The DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance, Tribal Justice Systems award of $889,178 will provide funds for the Bishop Paiute Tribal Court over 3 years.
The DOJ Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Tribal Youth Program award of $482,656 will provide services and programs to motivate Tribal youth to stay in school and be successful.
The DOJ Tribal Victim Services Set Aside award will provide additional funds for the RAVE
program to provide services. While the Tribe requested $325,116, the Tribe was awarded
$410,246 – an additional, and, unexpected $85,130.
The Bishop Paiute Tribe is a federally recognized Indian Tribe located on its 879-acre Bishop Paiute Reservation in Inyo County, California. The Reservation was formed under Congressional Act 5299, P.L. No. 43 of April 20, 1937. The Tribe is committed to the well-being of its people.
For more information, please contact the Bishop Paiute Tribe at (760) 873-3584.