Keep Young Athletes Safe

The objective of this program is to safeguard young athletes participating in organized sports from sexual, physical and emotional abuse.

The program is designed to establish effective oversight of sports organizations by providing comprehensive training programs, investigatory tools, policies
and standards to prevent abuse; ensuring mechanisms are in place to report, investigate, and prosecute all forms of abuse; and establishing best practices to address and support victims of abuse.

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.SMART.gov




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
United States Center For Safesport $ 2,263,834   2018-10-012021-09-30
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds are available to keep young athletes safe and to otherwise further the objectives identified above.

This program furthers the Department?s mission of reducing sexual violence by supporting an entity to provide oversight of the United States Olympic Committee, each national governing body, and each Paralympic sports organization with regard to safeguarding amateur athletes against sexual, physical and emotional abuse in sports.

For specifics, please see the current solicitation at https://ojp.gov/funding/Explore/CurrentFundingOpportunities.htm.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Eligible applicants are nonprofit, nongovernmental entities with nationally recognized expertise in preventing and investigating sexual, physical and emotional abuse in the athletic programs of the United States Olympic Committee, each national governing body, and each Paralympic sports organization.

Applicants must have a recognized background investigating allegations of abuse and reporting to law enforcement in order to inform training and prevention activities.

Applicants must also have the capacity to develop and implement trainings on the national, statewide and local levels, as well as oversee regular and random audits to ensure the policies and procedures used to identify and prevent the abuse of amateur athletes are followed correctly.

Please see program announcement for specific eligibility.

Beneficiary Eligibility

The program will safeguard amateur athletes through the prevention of sexual, physical and emotional abuse in the athletic programs of the United States Olympic Committee, each national governing body, and each Paralympic sports organization.

Credentials/Documentation

Generally applicant documentation includes the Standard Form 424 (SF-424 - Application for Federal Assistance), a program narrative, budget detail worksheet, and budget narrative. Please see program announcement for specific credentials/documentation. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

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 Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.

Award Procedures

Upon approval by the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Assistant Attorney General, successful applicants are notified via the OJP 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.

Authorization

Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017, Pub. L. No. 115-126, 132 Stat. 318 (February 14, 2018); the Keep Young Athletes Safe Act of 2018, Pub. L. No. 115-141, 132 Stat. 348, 1127 (March 23, 2018); and/or an act appropriating funds for the Department of Justice in the current fiscal year.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Other - Not Specified.

Appeals

There are no appeal rights for rejection of a discretionary application, but for discretionary awards, see 28 C.F.R. Part 18.

Renewals

Please see applicable program announcement.

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

Please see applicable program announcement. 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 (http://ojp.gov/financialguide/index.htm) and Post Award Instructions (https://ojp.gov/funding/Implement/Resources/PostAwardInstructions.pdf).

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No program reports are required.

No cash reports are required.

Unless otherwise specified in the award's special condition, recipients are required to submit semi-annual Progress Reports.

Unless otherwise specified in the award's special condition, recipients are required to submit quarterly Financial Reports in accordance with the Office of Justice Programs Financial Guide (www.ojp.gov/financialguide/index.htm).

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.

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.

Records

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.

Financial Information

Account Identification

15-0404-0-1-754.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 17 $0; FY 18 est $2,300,000; and FY 19 Estimate Not Available

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range and average of financial assistance varies by project and are posted at http://www.smart.gov/funding as solicitations are released.

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 Office of Justice Programs? 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 CFR).

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Portia Graham U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) 810 7th Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20735 Phone: 202-514-4689

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Varies by program. Applications are judged according to their consistency with the policies and program priorities established by the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking and applicable laws.



Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Philanthropy: Fortifying American Democracy

Philanthropy: Fortifying American Democracy
Robert Gallucci, President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, writes that philanthropy should at...



Jobs in the Social Sector

  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Human Services Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs





More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs


Snow Survey and Water Supply Forecasting | International Exchange Alumni Programs | Native Hawaiian Education | Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Program and Diabetes Prevention ? State and Local Public Health Actions to Prevent Obesity, Diabetes, and Heart Disease and Stroke  | Assistance for Torture Victims |  Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy


Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2019 Copyright Michael Saunders