Economic, High-Tech, and Cyber Crime Prevention


Goals: The Economic, High-Technology, White Collar, and Internet Crime Prevention National TTA Program will enhance the capacities of state, local, territorial, and tribal criminal justice systems to prevent, investigate, and respond to economic, high-tech, white collar, and internet crimes by delivering TTA to diverse audiences. The program is intended to serve as a key resource to identify new and emerging issues in the areas of economic, high-technology, white collar, and internet crime. Objectives: The objectives for this program will be: (1) Provide high quality, cost-effective training to the field; (2) Increase the knowledge of criminal justice practitioners through in-person training; (3) Increase the knowledge of criminal justice practitioners through web-based learning; (4) Update and/or enhance existing materials and develop new written resources and educational deliverables; (5) Increase the ability of criminal justice agencies to solve problems and/or modify policies or practices; and, (6) With guidance from BJA, provide training and technical assistance to Intellectual Property Theft Enforcement Program (IPEP)-funded state and local task forces.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2019 This is a TTA program and only on cooperative agreement is awarded. The selected awardee will address the goals of the program and complete the deliverables stated in the funding announcement (solicitation).
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, Public Law 115-141, Statute 132,348, 420
And, an act appropriating funds for the Department of Justice in the current fiscal year.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
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.
Beneficiary Eligibility
State, local, tribal, and local territorial law enforcement agencies, prosecutor, and other criminal justice agencies.
The application must include: Application for Federal Assistance (Standard Form 424); Program Abstract; Program Narrative; Budget and Budget Narrative.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. 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.
Application Procedure
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 ( or the Office of Justice Programs' Grants Management System (GMS) at Applications or supplemental materials received by facsimile or postal mail will not be accepted.
Award Procedure
Upon approval by the Assistant Attorney General, letters and an award package are sent to the grantee. One copy of the grant award must be signed by duly authorized representative and returned to BJA.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision 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.
How are proposals selected?
See the current fiscal year's solicitation available at the Office of Justice Programs web site ( and/or
How may assistance be used?
The Economic, High-Tech, and Cyber Crime Prevention program helps improve the capacity of local criminal justice agencies to address economic, electronic, high-tech, and cyber crimes and provides for national support efforts such as training and technical assistance projects to strategically address needs.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance 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.
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.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
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/release: Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide ( and Post Award Instructions (
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
David P. Lewis
U.S. Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
Bureau of Justice Assistance
810 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531 US
Phone: 202-616-6500
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$12,737,019.00; FY 19 est $14,000,000.00; FY 20 est $11,000,000.00; FY 17$10,833,183.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Varies. See the current fiscal year's solicitation guidelines posted on the Office of Justice Programs web site at
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Solicitation guidelines are posted on the Office of Justice Programs web site at For additional guidance reference the Department of Justice Grants Financial Guide ( and Post award Instructions ( 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.).
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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