Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities

The Office for Victims of Crime?s Children's Justice Act Program provides grants for the purpose of assisting American Indian/Alaska Native communities in developing, establishing, and operating programs designed to improve the investigation, prosecution and case management of child abuse, sexual abuse,
and physical abuse cases, particularly cases of child sexual abuse, in a manner which lessens trauma to the child victims.

Agency - Department of Justice

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.

Website Address

http://www.justice.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Confederated Tribes Of Warm Springs Reservation Of Oregon $ 436,955   2018-10-012021-09-30
Confederated Tribes And Bands Of The Yakama Nation, The $ 447,361   2018-10-012021-09-30
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc. $ 425,907   2018-10-012021-09-30
Lower Sioux Community Council $ 403,184   2018-10-012021-09-30
Yurok Tribe $ 395,025   2018-10-012021-09-30
Sault Sainte Marie Tribe Of Chippewa Indians $ 450,000   2018-10-012021-09-30
Mississippi Band Of Choctaw Indians $ 299,174   2012-10-012016-09-30
Iowa Tribe Of Oklahoma, Inc $ 449,060   2012-10-012016-09-30
Oglala Sioux Tribe Department Of Public Safety $ 450,000   2012-10-012016-09-30
Association Of Village Council Presidents, Inc $ 333,748   2012-10-012016-09-30



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds are available specifically for the purpose of assisting American Indian/Alaska Native communities improve the investigation, prosecution and case management of child abuse, sexual abuse, and physical abuse cases, particularly cases of child sexual abuse, in a manner which lessens trauma to the child victims.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Federally recognized Indian tribal governments and nonprofit Indian organizations that provide services to American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Specific criteria will vary depending on the grant.

Beneficiary Eligibility

American Indian and Alaskan Native youth who are victims of child abuse and/or child sexual abuse.

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.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

An environmental impact statement is required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. In accordance with the C.F.R. Part 200, Standard Form 424 must be submitted by nonfederal agencies applying for funding under this program. Competitive solicitations are announced on Grants.gov

Award Procedures

Generally, awards will be made on a competitive basis with applications reviewed by a panel of subject matter experts who will assess application submissions based on established criteria and forward a recommendation to the Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

42 U.S.C. 10601 (g); and an act appropriating funds for the Department of Justice in the current fiscal year.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

See the current fiscal year's solicitation available at www.ovc.gov.

Appeals

For Formula awards, please see 28 CFR Part 18. There are no appeal rights for rejection of a discretionary application, but for discretionary awards, please see 28 CFR Part 18.

Renewals

See 2 C.F.R . § 200.334 for the government-wide requirements for retention requirements for records.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

These awards are generally awarded for a 3 year project period. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: See current year?s solicitation available at www.ovc.gov.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Program reports are not applicable.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Quarterly Federal Financial Reports (SF 425) will be required as stipulated in the effective Financial Guide edition of the OJP.

A final financial and program report also will be required.

Quarterly Federal Financial Reports (SF 425) will be required as stipulated in the effective edition of the OJP Financial Guide.

A final financial and program report also will be required.

Performance measure data are required as specified in the solicitation.

Audits

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 CFR Part 200 for the government-wide requirements for maintenance of records by grant recipients.

Financial Information

Account Identification

15-5041-0-2-754.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 16 Not Available; FY 17 est $3,000,000; and FY 18 est $3,000,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Solicitations and current edition of the Financial Guide (ojp.gov/financial guide/DOJ/index.htm) are available on the Office of Justice Programs? website, or by writing to the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice, 810 Seventh Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20531

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Office of Victims of Crime, Office ofJustice rograms, Department of Justice 810 Seventh Street, N.W., Wasjhington , District of Columbia 20531 Phone: 2025981156

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

See the current fiscal year's solicitation available at www.ovc.gov.



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