SFY 2020 Byrne JAG/RSAT - New Applicants

Agency: Iowa Grants
State: Iowa
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • S - Utilities and Training Services
Opps ID: NBD15615266771817525
Posted Date: Feb 15, 2019
Due Date: Apr 5, 2019
Solicitation No: 297365
Source: Members Only
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-297365-SFY 2020 Byrne JAG/RSAT - New Applicants
Byrne-Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG)
Application Deadline: 04/05/2019 4:30 PM
Award Amount Range: Not Applicable
Project Start Date: 07/01/2019
Project End Date: 06/30/2020
Award Announcement Date: 06/01/2019
Eligible Applicant: State & Local Units of Government - New Applicants
Program Officer: Dennis Wiggins
Phone: 515-725-0311 x
Email: dennis.wiggins@iowa.gov
Categorical Area: Drugs, Health, Prevention/Treatment, Justice, Prevention/Correction/Rehab, Law Enforcement, Substance Abuse
Description

The Governor¡¯s Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP), under the Byrne-Justice Assistance Grant Program, provides financial assistance to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime and to improve the criminal justice system. The JAG program places an emphasis on violent crime, drug offenses, and serious offenders.

The Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) program provides funding to units of government in developing and implementing residential substance abuse treatment programs in state and local correctional and detention facilities. RSAT programs provide individual and group treatment activities for offenders and must: Correctional Facility - last between 6 and 12 months or Jail ? last at least 3 months; be provided in residential treatment facilities set apart from the general correctional population; focus on the substance abuse problems of the inmate; include drug/alcohol testing of participants including periodic and randomized testing; and develop the inmate's cognitive, behavioral, social, vocational, and other skills to solve substance abuse and related problems.

Funding for this solicitation is available through Iowa¡¯s Byrne-Justice Assistance Grant and Residential Substance Abuse Treatment allocations. Approximately $1,900,000 will be committed through this competitive grant process for use in State Fiscal 2020. Of the JAG program funds, federal guidelines currently require a minimum of 56.8% to be passed through to local jurisdictions and a maximum of 43.2% to be passed to state agencies.

JAG applications within six federally-approved ¡°Program Purpose Areas¡± and addressing at least one of the state-established ¡°Priorities¡± will be considered for funding.

Byrne-JAG Program Purpose Areas

  1. Law Enforcement Programs
  2. Prosecution and Court Programs
  3. Prevention and Education Programs
  4. Corrections And Community Corrections Programs
  5. Drug Treatment Programs
  6. Planning Evaluation and Technology Improvement Programs

Iowa Byrne-JAG Priorities

The Iowa Drug Policy Advisory Council has identified, through the 2019 Drug Control Strategy, the following results areas for which grant funding will be prioritized. Priority funding will be provided to projects which employ strategies that positively affect these broadly targeted areas.

  • Strengthen Efforts that Lead Iowans to be Healthy & Drug Free
  • Safeguard Iowa Communities From Illegal Drug Activities
  • Break the Cycle of Drug Use, Crime, Delinquency, and Incarceration

Refer to the Iowa Drug Control Strategy 2019 (pages 7-25) for additional detail. The strategy is available on the ODCP website https://odcp.iowa.gov/strategy .

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS

Those eligible to receive grant funds from ODCP include state and local units of government, Indian tribes, faith based organizations and nonprofit entities. A local unit of government is defined as a city, county, town, township or other general purpose political subdivision of a state and includes Indian tribes that perform law enforcement functions as determined by the Secretary of the Interior. A city or county must be the legal applicant and recipient on behalf of city and county departments. Iowa faith based and nonprofit organizations are eligible to receive grant funding, but applicationmust be made through a state or local unit of government.

¡°NEW¡± AND ¡°CONTINUATION¡± GRANTEES

The Office of Drug Control Policy requires different information from new applicants and those applying for continuation funding. The emphasis for new applicants is on the need for and the quality of the proposed project, including projected community impact. For continuation applicants the emphasis is on demonstrating measurable results.

Two Byrne-JAG/RSAT funding opportunities are posted to www.iowagrants.gov :

  • New Applicants are required to use the opportunity titled SFY 2020 Byrne-JAG/RSAT ? New Applicants.
  • Continuation Applicants are required to use the opportunity titled SFY 2020 Byrne-JAG/RSAT ? Continuation Applicants.
Attachments
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Description File Name File Size
Certification regarding 8 USC 1373 1373 Sub Certification.pdf 116 KB
Program Application Information and Instructions application instructions SFY 2020.pdf 118 KB
Draft Certified Assurances - Provided for information only. Successful applicants will sign certifications with their contract materials. Minor changes are expected for SFY 2020. Certified Assurances June 2018fillable form.pdf 142 KB
Draft Standard Grant Conditions - Provided for information only. Successful applicants will sign conditions with their contract materials. Minor changes are expected for SFY 2020. Standard Grant Conditions June 2018 Fillable.pdf 210 KB
Website Links
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URL Description
http://crimesolutions.gov/ Bureau of Justice Assistance - Evidence Based Programming
https://odcp.iowa.gov/ Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy
https://www.bja.gov/ U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance
https://ojp.gov/financialguide/doj/pdfs/DOJ_FinancialGuide.pdf U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs - Financial Guide

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