Grant Community.com

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

Program Descriptions

CATALOG OF FEDERAL DOMESTIC ASSISTANCE

16.731:  Tribal Youth Program

Popular Name:  TYP

Objectives:  To support and enhance tribal efforts for comprehensive delinquency prevention, control, and juvenile justice system improvement for Native American youth.

PROGRAM AND AWARD FINANCIAL AND INFORMATION CONTACTS
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE INFO.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS INFORMATION CONTACTS
RELATED PROGRAMS ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS
PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS


16.731 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility:  Applications are only invited from Federally recognized tribes and Alaskan Native villages, however, tribes and villages may partner with others as applicable. If partnering with others, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) should be submitted with the application. Additionally, one tribe should be chosen as the primary agency for funding and reporting purposes.

Beneficiary Eligibility:  All Federally recognized tribes and Alaskan Native villages.

Credentials/Documentation:  Each applicant must submit a completed application, including signed assurances that it will comply with statutory and administrative requirements.

16.731 APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination:  Not applicable. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.

Application Procedure:  Applicants must submit a completed application form and other information outlined in the Application Kit to the Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. The receipt, review, and analysis of applications will follow Office of Justice Programs policies and procedures for the administration of grant applications.

Award Procedure:  A letter with copies of the grant award are sent to the applicant tribe upon approval by the Office of Justice Programs. One copy of the grant award must be signed by the authorized official and returned to the Office of Justice Programs.

Deadlines:  Consult the Application Kit or contact the State Relations and Assistance Division, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention in the Office of Justice Programs for application deadlines. Phone: (202) 307-5924.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:  Applications will generally be approved within 45-60 days of receipt of a complete application.

Appeals:  Hearing and appeal procedures will follow 28 CFR, Part 18, of the Department of Justice Regulations.

Renewals:  Not applicable.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals:  Applicants will be evaluated and rated by a modified peer review process according to prescribed selection criteria.

Examples of Funded Projects:  Not available.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:  Not available.

16.731 RELATED PROGRAMS:

None.

16.731 PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Not available.

16.731 FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE INFO:

Federal Agency:  OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS, OFFICE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Type of Assistance:  Project Grants (Discretionary).

Obligations:  (Grants) FY 99 $10,000,000; FY 00 est $12,500,000; and FY 01 est $12,500,000.

Budget Account Number:  15-0405-0-1-754.

Authorization:  Appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies, Public Law 105-277.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature:  OJP Financial Guide.

16.731 INFO CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office:  None.

Headquarters Office:  Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20531. Phone: (202) 307-5924. Contact: Chyrl Andrews, Program Manager, State Relations and Assistance Division. Phone: (202) 307-5924.

(See Appendix IV for more contact info.)

16.731 ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements:  Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:  Awards are made for 36 months.

Uses and Use Restrictions:  To reduce, control, and prevent crime both by and against tribal youth; to provide interventions for court-involved tribal youth; to improve tribal juvenile justice systems; and to provide prevention programs focusing on alcohol and drugs.

16.731 POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports:  Quarterly financial and semiannually progress reports are required.

Audits:  All tribes that expend financial assistance of $300,000 or more in any fiscal year must have a single audit for that year in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-133, as amended. These audits are due to the Office of the Comptroller and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse no later than 13 (13) months after the close of each fiscal year during the term of the award (for fiscal years beginning on/after July 1, 1998, audit report packages are due nine (9) months after the close of the fiscal year.

Records:  In accordance with the requirement set forth in 28 CFR, Parts 66 and 70, grantees must maintain all financial reports and other supporting documents pertinent to the award for at least 3 years following the close of the most recent audit.

About    News     Grant Management Software     Federal Grant Programs    Audits    Studies    Expenditures     Links

Last Updated, November, 2000             Comments or Questions?           ©Grant Community.com 2000, All Rights Reserved