Juvenile Justice Education Collaboration Assistance

 

This program will support implementation of the Department of Justice/OJJDP component of a major new program undertaken with the Department of Health and Human Services/SAMHSA, and the Department of Education. This program is part of the Administration’s Now Is The Time initiative to improve school climates; respond early and appropriately to student mental health and behavioral needs; use positive, alternative responses, such as diversion programs, restorative justice responses and court-led problem solving approaches to avoid referring students to law enforcement and juvenile justice; and facilitate a proactive and supportive school reentry process in those instances in which a youth is referred to the justice system.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
16.829
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Justice
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants (Discretionary)
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2014, P.L.113-76; 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
Contact program office for additional information.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Contact program office for additional information.
Credentials/Documentation
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.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. 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.
Award Procedure
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.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
> 180 Days.
Appeals
For statutory formula awards, see 28 C.F.R. Part 18. There are no appeal rights for rejection of a discretionary application, but for discretionary awards, see 28 C.F.R. Part 18.
Renewals
Contact program office for renewal information.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Uses of these funds may be for one or more of the following activities: staffing, training, technical assistance, professional development, and implementation of strategies and programs designed to improve school climate, achieve positive school discipline reforms and reduce the number of student suspensions, expulsions and referrals to court for non-serious behavior. No funds may be used for construction. All funds are discretionary.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
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. No cash reports are required. 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. 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. 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.
Auditing
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.
Records
See 2 C.F.R . § 200.334 for the government-wide requirements for retention requirements for records.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Grants will be awarded for a 24 to 36 month project period. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/release: 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).
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None.
Headquarters Office
Robin Delany-Shabazz 810 Seventh Street, NW 2136, Washington , District of Columbia 20531 Email: robin.delany-shabazz@usdoj.gov Phone: 202-307-9963
Website Address
http://www.ojjdp.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
15-0404-0-1-121.
Obligations
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 14 $5,000,000; FY 15 Estimate Not Available; and FY 16 est $10,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Between $400,000-2,000,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 



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