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|
|Impact Justice||$ 5,000,000||   ||2018-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Aequitas||$ 1,352,051||   ||2017-10-01||2022-09-30|
|Institute For Intergovernmental Research, In, The||$ 969,100||   ||2017-09-01||2022-08-31|
|Attorney General, Hawaii Department Of The||$ 23,318||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|North Carolina Department Of Public Safety||$ 141,122||   ||2019-10-01||2021-09-30|
|International Association Of Chiefs Of Police||$ 3,459,809||   ||2018-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Cna Corporation, The||$ 1,999,371||   ||2018-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Police Foundation||$ 2,599,996||   ||2016-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Police Foundation||$ 4,188,875||   ||2016-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Public Safety, New Mexico Department Of||$ 51,022||   ||2019-10-01||2020-09-30|
Uses and Use Restrictions
The Byrne Competitive Program helps improve the capacity of local criminal justice systems and provides for national support efforts such as training and technical assistance projects to strategically address needs.
Funds can be used for national scope replication, expansion, enhancement, training, and/or technical assistance programs.
Eligible applicants include national, regional, State, or local public and private entities, including for-profit (commercial) and nonprofit organizations, faith-based and community organizations, institutions of higher education, tribal jurisdictions, and units of local government.
State and local governments, public and private organizations, individuals and tribal governments.
The application must include: Application for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424); Program Abstract; Program Narrative; Budget and Budget Narrative. 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. The standard application forms, as furnished by the federal agency and required by the Common Rule, must be used for this program. All applications must be submitted electronically via Grants.gov (www.grants.gov) or the Office of Justice Programs' Grants Management System (GMS) at https://grants.ojp.usdoj.gov. Applications or supplemental materials received by facsimile or postal mail will not be accepted.
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.
An act appropriating funds for the Department of Justice in the current fiscal year.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Varies for competitive programs.
There are no appeal rights for rejection of a discretionary application. Please see section 28 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 18.
Continuation grants are renewable.
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
Varies. Contingent upon program goals and objectives, generally 12-18 months. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Reimbursement. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/release: 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).
Post Assistance Requirements
In some cases, evaluation reports may be required.
No cash reports are required.
Unless otherwise specified in the award's special conditions, progress reports are due semi-annually.
Unless otherwise specified in the award's special conditions, financial reports are due quarterly.
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. Payments and transactions are subject to audits by the Government Accountability Office, Department of Justice's Office of the Inspector General, state or local government auditors, and auditors from independent public accounting firms. Jurisdictions must follow their local policies and procedures, including maintenance of reliable and accurate accounting systems, record keeping, and systems of internal control.
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.
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $7,200,000; FY 17 Estimate Not Available; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Solicitation guidelines are posted on the Office of Justice Programs web site at http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm. For additional guidance reference the 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). 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
BJA, 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 1-866-859-2647.
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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