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|
|Government Of The Virgin Islands||$ 400,000||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|American Samoa Criminal Justice Planning Agency||$ 262,703||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Department Of Public Saftey- Office Of Grants & Special Pro||$ 395,338||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Turtle Mountain Band Of Chippewa Indians||$ 399,920||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Winnebago Tribe Of Nebraska||$ 304,067||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|White Mountain Apache Tribe||$ 385,208||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Yankton Sioux Tribe||$ 150,706||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Public Safety & Correctional Services, Maryland Dept Of||$ 180,000||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Havasupai Tribe||$ 100,000||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office||$ 129,202||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
Uses and Use Restrictions
The AWA Implementation grant funds must be used to
1) assist jurisdictions in implementing or maintaining requirements of SORNA or to support the adoption of effective sex offender management practices.
Funds must be used to develop or enhance sex offender registration, tracking and notification programs in jurisdictions for the purpose of substantial implementation of SORNA; and/or to support training and technical assistance regarding SORNA implementation and other effective sex offender management practices; and 2) fund sex offender management fellowship opportunities in the SMART Office.
States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, America Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Federally recognized Indian tribes who have elected to carry out the requirements of SORNA.
Only applicant jurisdictions that are enhancing, maintaining, or working towards substantial implementation of SORNA are eligible to apply for AWA Implementation Grants.
Nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, and institutions of higher learning may apply for training and technical assistance and other AWA-authorized grant programs. For sex offender management fellowships, eligible applicants include individuals.
State (including the District of Columbia), local governments (through funds granted to States), U.S. territory and tribal government agencies that have sex offender registry and tracking responsibilities. For training and technical assistance funds: nonprofit and for-profit organizations with experience in SORNA implementation and sex offender management practices. For NSOPW: nonprofit and/or for-profit organizations with experience in providing web site development, hosting and management, web services, service-oriented architecture, and distributed information sharing systems.
Applications must meet the requirements of the program solicitation, which sets forth application deadlines and documentation required. The application must include: Application for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424); Program Narrative; Budget and Budget Narrative. This information may be found in the solicitation section, ?What an Application Should Include.? In addition to the standard requirements, an application may include timelines, resumes, letters of support, etc. Regarding the question below relating to the applicability of 2 CFR 200, Subpart E ? Cost Principles: The cost principles are generally applicable, except with respect to for-profit entities or to organizations listed at Appendix VIII to 2 CFR Part 200. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
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. 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 (http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.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.
Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (AWA) and an act appropriating funds for the Department of Justice in the current fiscal year.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 120 to 180 days. Contact the SMART Office or refer to the solicitation for application deadlines. Deadlines are included with the application instructions, which are posted on the Office of Justice Programs web site (http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm).
See 28 CFR Part 18.
Awards are for 24 months unless otherwise noted.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. This program has no matching requirements. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Funds for each fiscal year will be awarded for a period of 24 months unless otherwise noted. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Office of Justice Programs? Financial Guide 2011 (www.ojp.usdoj.gov/financialguide/index.htm) and Post Award Instructions (www.ojp.usdoj.gov/funding/pdfs/post_award_instructions.pdf).
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are not applicable.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Semi-annual progress reports and final reports are required.
Quarterly financial reports are required.
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. See 2 CFR 200 for audit requirements.
See 2 CFR 200 for the government-wide requirements for maintenance of records by grant recipients.
(Project Grants) FY 16 $22,189,609; FY 17 est $21,000,000; and FY 18 est $21,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Up to $400K for AWA grants; NSOPW, TTSORS, Exchange Portal up to $1 million, and $150K per fellowship opportunity.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Office of Justice Programs web site (http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm); Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide (http://ojp.gov/financialguide/DOJ/index.htm) and Post award Instructions (http://ojp.gov/funding/Implement/Resources/PostAwardInstructions.pdf), and Department of Justice regulations applicable to specific types of grantees, which can be found in 2 CFR 200.
Regional or Local Office
SMART Office U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs SMART Office 810 Seventh Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20531 Phone: (202) 514-4689
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Criteria are described in the OJP Program Announcement available at http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm.
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