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|
|Movementforward, Inc.||$ 1,000,000||   ||2019-10-01||2024-10-31|
|Incorporated Village Of Hempstead||$ 1,000,000||   ||2021-01-01||2024-01-01|
|Tulsa, City Of||$ 900,000||   ||2020-10-01||2023-10-01|
|Selma Center For Non-violence, Truth And Reconciliation||$ 992,237||   ||2020-10-01||2023-10-01|
|Newark Community Street Team Inc.||$ 915,038||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Madison, City Of||$ 1,000,000||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Wichita, City Of (inc)||$ 1,000,000||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Spartanburg, City Of||$ 1,000,000||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Hamilton, County Of||$ 1,000,000||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Metropolitan Development & Housing Agency||$ 1,000,000||   ||2020-10-01||2023-09-30|
Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2019: No Current Data Available
Uses and Use Restrictions
Allowable uses of funds include the planning and implementation of data-driven, evidence-based strategies that target crime in locations where most crime is occurring and can have the biggest impact while also building the capacity of the community to deter future crime through neighborhood revitalization.
See the current solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs website https://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm.
Eligible entities to serve as fiscal agent include states, unit of local governments, non-profit organizations, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments as determined by the Secretary of the Interior.
The application must include: Application for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424); Program Abstract; Program Narrative; Budget and Budget Narrative; Project Timeline and Position Descriptions; Letters of Support. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
The BCJI application requires a consortium of partners (hereinafter ?cross-sector partnership?) to work together to design a strategy addressing a targeted crime problem and responding to the scope of this solicitation.
The application must also show commitment from the local law enforcement agency, community leaders, and a research partner as part of this partnership through detailed letters of support outlining their participation and partnership in the project.
This cross-sector partnership must designate one agency or organization as the Fiscal Agent.
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. All competitive grant applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.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.
This program is funded under the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016 (P.L. 114-113). And, an act appropriating funds for the Department of Justice in the current fiscal year.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 90 to 120 days.
There are no appeal rights for rejection of a discretionary application. Please see section 28 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 18.
Subject to annual appropriations.
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
Up to 36 months. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: For specifics pertaining to this program, please see the current fiscal year?s program solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site (https://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm). For additional information, see 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.
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 semi-annual Progress Reports and quarterly Financial Reports.
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.
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 17 Not Available; FY 18 est $0; and FY 19 Estimate Not Available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Category 1 (Implementation) Award: up to $850,000 Category 2 (Planning and Implementation) Award: up to $1 million.
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
Bureau of Justice Assistance, 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
See the current fiscal years? program solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site (https://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm) and/or https://www.bja.gov/funding.aspx.
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