U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART)
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Grants to USA and territories states and Tribes to develop and maintain public safety registries. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for a range of projects that assist jurisdictions with developing and enhancing programs designed to implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) requirements.
The AWA Implementation Grant Program assists jurisdictions with developing and/or enhancing programs designed to implement SORNA requirements. SORNA requires: 1) all states, the District of Columbia, the principal U.S. territories and participating federally recognized Indian tribes to maintain a sex offender registry; and 2) sex offenders to register and maintain a current registration in each jurisdiction where the offender lives, works or goes to school.
Under the Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program, the SMART Office funds projects to implement the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. The program works to improve public sex offender registry systems to support and maintain SORNA compliance.
The goals of the Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program are to:
For further details on objectives and deliverables, see https://smart.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh231/files/media/document/O-SMART-2021-44001-FY21_AWA-V4_508.pdf#page=7.
In FY 2021 and in addition to executing any program-specific prioritization that may be applicable, OJP will give priority consideration to applications as follows:
GrantWatch ID#: 151790
Up to $400,000
- Period of performance start date: October 1, 2021
- Period of performance duration: 36 months
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For technical assistance with submitting the SF-424 and SF-LLL in Grants.gov, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726, 606-545-5035, at the Grants.gov customer support webpage, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays.
For technical assistance with submitting the full application in DOJ’s Justice Grants System (JustGrants), contact the JustGrants service desk at 833-872-5175 or at JustGrants.Support@usdoj.gov. JustGrants Support operates from 5 a.m.– 9 p.m. Eastern Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. Eastern Saturday, Sunday and federal holidays.
For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the SMART Office at 202-514-4689 or at AskSMART@usdoj.gov.
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