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|
|Public Safety, Minnesota Department Of||$ 275,110||   ||2011-10-01||2018-03-31|
|Justice, New Hampshire Department Of||$ 958,885||   ||2011-10-01||2016-12-31|
|Crime Control And Public Safety||$ 994,883||   ||2011-10-01||2016-09-30|
|Corrections Kentucky Department||$ 328,526||   ||2012-10-01||2015-09-30|
|Crime Information Center, Arkansas||$ 328,526||   ||2012-10-01||2015-09-30|
|Attorney General, Oklahoma||$ 1,000,000||   ||2011-10-01||2013-09-30|
|Correction, Indiana Dept Of||$ 1,000,000||   ||2011-10-01||2013-09-30|
|Criminal Justice Information Center, Alabama||$ 996,379||   ||2011-10-01||2013-09-30|
|Corrections & Rehab, Pr Dept Of||$ 1,000,000||   ||2011-10-01||2013-09-30|
|New York State Sheriffs' Association Insititute Inc||$ 998,278||   ||2011-10-01||2013-09-30|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Technology improvement programs.
SAVIN grantees are required to use the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) (www.niem.gov), follow associated SAVIN implementation guidelines, and adopt the guidelines as part of their SAVIN program planning.
Funds may not be used to supplant State and local funds.
Applicants are limited to state-approved agencies that are authorized to manage the SAVIN program.
State-approved agencies must be authorized either through state legislation or identified through the Governor?s office to manage the planning and implementation of a SAVIN program.
Federally recognized Indian tribes (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior) are also eligible to receive grant funding for the planning and implementation of an automated victim notification program.
In order to apply for SAVIN program funding, eligible applicant agencies must include the state legislation designating authority to manage the SAVIN program for their state.
If there is no authorizing state legislation, a letter from the Governor must be attached as part of the application.
The letter must designate the applicant as the approved SAVIN program manager on behalf of the state.
States, Territories and Tribal governments.
Each applicant must submit a completed application that meets the requirements specified in the program guidance. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants must submit completed applications via the Office of Justice Programs, Grants Management System or through grants.gov following established criteria. The receipt, review, and analysis of applications will follow Office of Justice Programs policies and procedures for the administration of grant applications. Specific application instructions for solicitations are available at the Office of Justice Programs web site https://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm.
Upon approval by the Assistant Attorney General, successful applicants are notified via the Grants Management System. One copy of the grant award must be signed by the authorized official and returned to the Office of Justice Programs.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Pub. L. 110-5, emb. secs. 101-104; Pub. L. No. 109-108, 119 Stat. 2290, 2299; 28 U.S.C. 530C(a)(1); and, an act appropriating funds for the Department of Justice in the current fiscal year.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
The Bureau of Justice Assistance shall not finally disapprove any application (or amendment to that application) without affording the applicant reasonable notice of any deficiencies and providing an opportunity to correction and reconsideration.
There are no appeal rights for rejection of a discretionary application. Please see section 28 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 18.
Renewals are subject to annual appropriations.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching Requirements: It is not anticipated that a match will be required (depending upon final appropriation authority) but is recommended to promote program sustainability and partnerships across the state. If you include a match in your proposed budget, clearly denote which budget lines items are matching funds. If a successful application proposes the optional match amount, the match amount incorporated into the OJP-approved budget becomes mandatory and subject to audit and must be reported quarterly in the SF-425 (financial status reports). MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
BJA will award funding to deploy and operate the program for 24 months from the date of award. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Reimbursement. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/release: The Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide section on ?Period of Availability of Funds' at https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PostawardRequirements/chapter3.2a.htm.
Post Assistance Requirements
No program reports are required.
No cash reports are required.
Recipients are required to submit semi-annual Progress Reports in accordance with the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide (https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/index.htm).
Recipients are required to submit quarterly Financial Reports in accordance with the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide (https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/index.htm).
To assist in fulfilling the Departments responsibilities under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), Public Law 103-62, and the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, Public Law 111?352, recipients must provide data that measures the results of their work.
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.
In accordance with the requirement set forth in 2 CFR 200, Subpart F, grantees must maintain all financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records pertinent to the award for at least 3 years following the close of the most recent audit.
(Project Grants) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $0
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
BJA will determine the number of awards based on available resources, the number of submissions received, and criteria set forth in this grant announcement.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Solicitation guidelines are posted on the Office of Justice Programs web site at https://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm . For additional guidance reference the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide (https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/index.htm) and Post award Instructions (https://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/PostawardRequirements/index.htm). Applicable administrative requirements and Department of Justice regulations applicable to specific types of grantees can be found in title 2 of the Code of Federal Regulations (2 C.F.R.).
Regional or Local Office
David P. Lewis U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Assistance 810 7th Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20531 Email: AskBJA@usdoj.gov Phone: (202) 616-6500 or 1-866-859-2687
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Applications are reviewed to determine compliance with applicable guideline requirements.