The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Criminal Justice Planning Agency||$ 62,589||   ||2020-08-01||2022-07-31|
|Governor's Office-governor's Community Outreach Federal Programs Office (gco-fpo)||$ 64,476||   ||2020-08-01||2022-07-31|
|American Samoa Criminal Justice Planning Agency||$ 62,563||   ||2020-08-01||2022-07-31|
|Virgin Island Department Of Human Services||$ 63,479||   ||2020-08-01||2022-07-31|
|Public Safety, Colorado Department Of||$ 460,162||   ||2020-08-01||2022-07-31|
|Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority||$ 572,244||   ||2020-08-01||2022-07-31|
|Attorney General, Oklahoma||$ 430,950||   ||2020-08-01||2022-07-31|
|Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Commission Nebraska||$ 398,158||   ||2020-08-01||2022-07-31|
|Justice, Oregon Department Of||$ 435,177||   ||2020-08-01||2022-07-31|
|Women's Advocate Office||$ 418,575||   ||2020-08-01||2022-07-31|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Funds are for programs and activities that provide direct intervention and related assistance to victims of sexual assault, including: (i) 24-hour hotline services providing crisis intervention services and referral; (ii) accompaniment and advocacy through medical, criminal justice, and social support systems, including medical facilities, police, and court proceedings; (iii) crisis intervention, short-term individual and group support services, and comprehensive service coordination and supervision to assist sexual assault victims and family or household members; (iv) information and referral to assist the sexual assault victim and family or household members; (v) community-based, linguistically and culturally specific services and support mechanisms, including outreach activities for underserved communities; and (vi) the development and distribution of materials on issues related to the services described in clauses (i) through (v).
Eligible applicants are States and territories.
Beneficiaries are rape crisis centers and other nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations or tribal programs and activities.
Each application submitted under this program shall-- (i) set forth procedures designed to ensure meaningful involvement of the State or territorial sexual assault coalition and representatives from underserved communities in the development of the application and the implementation of the plans; (ii) set forth procedures designed to ensure an equitable distribution of grants and grant funds within the State or territory and between urban and rural areas within such State or territory; (iii) identify the State or territorial agency that is responsible for the administration of programs and activities; and (iv) meet other such requirements as the Attorney General reasonably determines are necessary to carry out the purposes and provisions of this section. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
OVW will provide an annual solicitation for the program.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.
12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.
Upon approval by the Office on Violence Against Women, online notification is sent to the applicant agency with copies of the Grant Award. One copy of the Grant Award must be signed by an authorized official and returned to OVW.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005, Title II, Section 202, Public Law 109-162, 42 U.S.C. § 14043g(b).
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Applicants will be notified by the end of the fiscal year.
Renewals are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
OVW will make awards for at least one year. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Periodic drawdowns should be based upon immediate disbursement/reimbursement needs and project progress.
Post Assistance Requirements
Quarterly financial reports are required as stipulated in the program regulations and the effective edition of the DOJ Financial Grants Management Guide.
No cash reports are required.
Annual progress reports shall explain the activities carried out and include an assessment of the effectiveness of those activities in achieving the purposes of the program, including number of persons served and numbers of persons seeking services who could not be served.
Quarterly Federal Financial Reports are required.
Grantees must monitor grant and subgrant supported activities to assure compliance with applicable Federal requirements and that performance goals are being achieved.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.
Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to an award must be retained for a period of three years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim or audit is started before the expiration of the three year period, the records must be retained until all litigation, claims or audit findings involving the records have been resolved and final action taken.
(Formula Grants) FY 16 $22,750,000; FY 17 est $22,750,000; and FY 18 est $22,750,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $12,678 - $437,011.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Program solicitations can be found at http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/ovwgrantprograms.htm. Recipients must comply with the current version of the DOJ Financial Grants Management Guide found at http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/grantees.html.
Regional or Local Office
Tia Farmer 145 N. St. NE, Suite 121, Washington, District of Columbia 20530 Email: email@example.com Phone: 202-305-1177
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Criteria are established by the Office on Violence Against Women and included in an annual solicitation.
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