SMART FY 19 Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program


Funding Opportunity ID: 312950
Opportunity Number: SMART-2019-14905
Opportunity Title: SMART FY 19 Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 16.750
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: District of Columbia and principal U.S. Territories. See solicitation to determine which applicants are eligible for each Purpose Area.
Agency Name: Department of Justice
Department of Justice
Posted Date: Feb 15, 2019
Close Date: Apr 18, 2019
Last Updated Date: Feb 15, 2019
Award Ceiling: $400,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $14,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 75
Description: The Support for Adam Walsh Act (AWA) Implementation Grant Program assists jurisdictions with developing and/or enhancing programs designed to implement the requirements of SORNA. In summary, 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 resides, is an employee, or is a student. SORNA also sets forth requirements for jurisdictions' to include: specified required information, the applicable frequency and duration of registration, participation in the National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW), and utilization of the SORNA Exchange Portal. This year's solicitation will focus on three categories: 1)maintaining and enhancing SORNA substantial implementation in states, territories and tribal jurisdictions; 2)support for SORNA activities in counties in implemented states; and 3)support for implementation and integration of the Sex Offender Registry Tool (SORT).
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