University of Southern California

Research

SMART-2018-5202, SMART FY 18 Sexual Violence Prevention Initiative

Slots:                                                     1

Under this solicitation, only one application by any particular applicant entity will be considered. An entity may, however, be proposed as a subrecipient (subgrantee) in more than one application.

Internal Deadline:                           Contact the Office of Research if interested.

LOI:                                                        N/A                       

External Deadline:                          April 16, 2018

Award Information:                        Type:  Cooperative Agreement

Estimated Number of Awards: 1

Anticipated Amount: $350,000

Submission Process:                     PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Office of Research Application Portal: https://app.wizehive.com/webform/USCgrants

 

Materials to submit:

 

Link to Award:                 

                 https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/viewopportunity.html?oppId=300707

Who May Serve as PI:                    Eligible applicants are nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for profit organizations), individuals, institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education), faith-based organizations, and community organizations and consortiums with demonstrated experience in the treatment, assessment and management of adults and juveniles who commit sex offenses, as well as research supporting these practices. All recipients and subrecipients (including any for-profit organization) must forgo any profit or management fee.

The SMART Office welcomes applications under which two or more entities would carry out the federal award; however, only one entity may be the applicant. Any others must be proposed as subrecipients (subgrantees). The applicant must be the entity that would have primary responsibility for carrying out the award, including administering the funding and managing the entire project. Under this solicitation, only one application by any particular applicant entity will be considered. An entity may, however, be proposed as a subrecipient (subgrantee) in more than one application.

Purpose:

The SMART Office seeks applications for the enhancement and advancement of the Sexual

Violence Prevention Initiative (SVPI). The SMART Office assists 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 promotes innovation and best practices in protecting the public from sexual violence. This program furthers the work of SVPI, a project designed to utilize research and practice to prevent sexual violence and improve sex offender monitoring and to inform OJP’s research and grant-making efforts in this area.

With this solicitation, the SMART Office seeks applications for funding the enhancement and advancement of SVPI. The goal of SVPI is to reduce sexual violence and improve sexual offender monitoring through research and practice. Project objectives to accomplish the goal are to:

 

Specifically, project activities include the following:

 

OJP strongly emphasizes the use of data and evidence in policy making and program development in criminal justice, juvenile justice and crime victim services. OJP is committed to —

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