Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Assistance Program


Assists law enforcement agencies search for missing persons with Alzheimer?s disease.

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
Not applicable.
Violent Crime Control in Law Enforcement Act of 1994, 34 U.S.C. 12621
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Beneficiary Eligibility
All funds must be focused solely on initiatives to benefit those with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is not required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. The application of E.O. 12372 is contingent upon whether the state has designated an entity to coordinate and review proposed federal financial assistance. See list of states that require this at: https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/grants_spoc.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
An award is granted by the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, and must be accepted by the applicant agency or institution according to the special conditions of the grant or cooperative agreement.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days.
There are no appeal rights for rejection of a discretionary application. See 28 CFR Part 18.
Grants can be extended by submitting a written justification for an extension to the Bureau of Justice Assistance office for review. Extensions are subject to approval by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and renewals of congressional funding.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria are described in the OJP Program Announcement available at http://www.ojp.gov/funding/solicitations.htm
How may assistance be used?
Applications are solicited for projects, pursuant to Congressional appropriations, that may include one or more of the following: (1) Develop or enhance local and national outreach programs to increase awareness among law enforcement agencies and the public in addressing the needs of missing persons with Alzheimer’s disease; (2) Develop and/or implement a process for aiding in the location of lost persons with Alzheimer’s disease; and/or (3) Provide training and substantive informational material to law enforcement agencies through a national or regional initiative.
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
Project duration period will be up to 24 months. The project start date should be on or after October 1st of the current fiscal year. Contact BJA for further assistance at 202-616-6500 or AskBJA@usdoj.gov
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: 2026166500
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18 est $0.00; FY 17 est $0.00; FY 16$0.00;
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
BJA may make one or more awards under this category.
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/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.).
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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