provide financial and technical assistance to State governments
for the establishment and operation of Statistical Analysis Centers
(SACs) to collect, analyze, and disseminate justice statistics.
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AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
improve the administration of justice by encouraging the development
of State-level capabilities for collecting, analyzing, utilizing,
and disseminating statistical information pertaining to crime, criminal
justice, sex offenses, incident based reporting, and for providing
statistical information to the Federal Government for national compilations.
To analyze particular criminal justice issues of current concern
and significance to criminal justice practitioners, as identified
by BJS in conjunction with other Office of Justice Programs components,
the Justice Research and Statistics Association, and selected SAC
Directors. Further information is available in the "State Justice
Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers: Program Application
Guidelines, FY 2001" expected for release by April 2001.
Eligibility: The Bureau of Justice Statistics
is authorized to award grants and cooperative agreements to State
agencies authorized by State legislation or executive order and
designated with responsibility for the particular programs.
Eligibility: Eligible beneficiaries are State
agencies whose responsibilities include statistical activities
consistent with the goals of the specific programs.
The applicant must furnish, along with the application for an
award, details of the program budget composition, goals, impact,
methods, evaluation plan, and resources of the project. Costs
will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for
State and local governments.
Coordination: A potential grantee should contact
the Headquarters Office, Paul D. White, Bureau of Justice Statistics,
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20531. Telephone: (202) 307-0771
or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The standard application forms as
furnished by the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), in accordance
with 28, CFR Part 66 (Common Rule), must be used for this program.
This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental
Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office
or official designated as the single point of contact in his or
her State for more information on the process the State requires
to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected
the program for review.
Procedure: Application forms are available
through inquiry to the Grants/Contracts Management Division, OJP,
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20531 or on the OJP website
Procedure: An award is granted by the Director
of the Bureau of Justice Statistics and must be accepted by the
applicant agency or institution according to the special conditions
of the grant or cooperative agreement.
Contact the Headquarters Office, Paul D. White, Bureau of Justice
Statistics, Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20531. Telephone:
(202) 307-0771. Email: email@example.com.
of Approval/Disapproval Time: From 2 to 3
Hearing by Director.
Most awards are for periods of 12 months. Under some circumstances,
a subsequent award may be made to continue the project.
and Matching Requirements: There is no statutory
requirement for matching funds. For most programs, however, provision
of cash or in-kind match by the recipient is encouraged.
and Time Phasing of Assistance: Project duration
period is generally 12 months. Assistance is released by "direct
disbursement" at request of grantee or by Letter of Credit.
Reporting requirements include: financial Status Reports containing
the actual expenditures for the reporting period and cumulative
for the award to be submitted quarterly; and Program Reports presenting
information relevant to the performance of the project to be submitted
State and Local Governments: Recipients who receive $100,000 or
more of Federal funds during their fiscal year are required to
submit an organization-wide financial and compliance audit report.
Recipients who receive $25,000 to $100,000 of Federal funds are
required to submit a program or organization-wide audit report
as directed by the awarding agency. Recipients who receive less
than $25,000 of Federal funds are not required to submit a program
or organization-wide financial and compliance audit report for
In accordance with the requirements set forth in 28 CFR Parts
66 and 70, all financial records, supporting documents, statistical
records, and all other records pertinent to the award shall be
retained by each organization for at least three years following
the closure of the most recent audit report.
(Project Grants and Cooperative Agreements) FY 01 $1,990,413;
FY 02 est $2,000,000, and FY 03 est $2,000,000.
and Average of Financial Assistance:
$50,000 to $150,000; Average: $50,000.
There were 43 cooperative agreements awarded in fiscal year 2000.
GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
Office of Justice Programs Financial Guide.
or Local Office: None.
Office: Paul D. White, Bureau of Justice Statistics,
Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20531. Telephone: (202)
307-0771. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Use the same number for
Site Address: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs
OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
Establishment of State statistical analysis centers; continued support
of State-level statistical analysis centers; support for States
to provide data for national reporting, and support for projects
covered by SJS themes.
FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Criteria are described in the program announcement.