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SMART FY 2021 Keep Young Athletes Safe

Grant to a USA Nonprofit to Develop and Execute a
Program to Protect Youth Athletes from Abuse

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART)

Deadline Date:

03/01/21 11:59 PM - Deadline for Submittal on Grants.gov; 02/16/21 11:59 PM ET - Deadline for Submittal on JustGrants.

Description:

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Grant to a USA nonprofit organization to design and execute a program to protect youth amateur athletes from all forms of abuse. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Funding is intended to support the development of investigatory tools, educational materials, and training policies and programs that can prevent and address abuse.

The Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) seeks applicants to design and implement a program that aims to safeguard amateur athletes through the prevention of sexual, physical and emotional abuse in the athletic programs of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, each national governing body and each Paralympic sports organization. The SMART Office is responsible for, among other activities, assisting states, the District of Columbia, territories and tribal jurisdictions with developing and/or enhancing programs designed to implement the requirements of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), Title I of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, and promoting innovation and best practices in preventing and protecting the public from sexual violence.

Goals: The goal of the KYAS program is to assist athletic programs of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, each national governing body and each Paralympic sports organization.

Objectives: The objective of the KYAS program is to help prevent the occurrence of abuse and to protect young athletes from abuse in sports.

Deliverables: The KYAS program deliverables include the development and dissemination of the necessary educational materials, investigatory tools, training for athletic program personnel and model policies for athletic programs, and conducting audits and compliance reviews that can prevent abuse, and work to address abuse, once identified. Grantees must report allegations of sexual and physical abuse and comply with applicable state and federal reporting requirements regarding child abuse, including sexual abuse.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183780

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,300,000

Number of Grants:

The SMART Office expects to make one award.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $2,300,000

Term of Contract:

Period of Performance Start Date 10/1/21 12:00 AM
Period of Performance Duration (Months) 36

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education,

Other: Eligible applicants are nonprofit, nongovernmental entities with nationally recognized expertise in the identification and prevention of sexual, physical and emotional abuse in the athletic programs of the United States Olympic & Paralympic 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 abuse are followed correctly.

To advance Executive Order 13929 Safe Policing for Safe Communities, the Attorney General determined that all state, local and university or college law enforcement agencies must be certified by an approved independent credentialing body or have started the certification process to be eligible for FY 2021 DOJ discretionary grant funding. To become certified, the law enforcement agency must meet two mandatory conditions: 1) the agency’s use of force policies adhere to all applicable federal, state and local laws; and 2) the agency’s use of force policies prohibit chokeholds except in situations where use of deadly force is allowed by law. The certification requirement also applies to law enforcement agencies receiving DOJ discretionary grant funding through a subaward.

Pre-Application Information:

Grants.gov Deadline: March 01, 2021 11:59 PM
Application JustGrants Deadline: March 15, 2021 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Prior to Registering in Grants.gov, applicants must:
- Acquire a DUNS Number (see OJP Grant Application Resource Guide)
- Acquire or renew registration with SAM (see OJP Grant Application Resource Guide)

OJP Grant Application Resource Guide: https://www.ojp.gov/funding/apply/ojp-grant-application-resource-guide

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330395

Contact Information:

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 Grants.gov customer support webpage (https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/support.html) , or email at support@grants.gov. The Grants.gov Support Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays.

For technical assistance with submitting the full application (see below) in DOJ’s Justice Grants System (JustGrants), contact JustGrants Service Desk at JustGrants.Support@usdoj.gov or at 833-872-5175. JustGrants Service Desk operates 5 a.m.–9 p.m. Eastern time Monday–Friday and 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. Eastern time Saturday, Sunday and federal holidays.

CFDA Number:

16.840

Funding or Pin Number:

O-SMART-2021-36008

URL for Full Text (RFP):

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