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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHES, For-Profits and
Tribes for Wellness Programs to Benefit Law Enforcement

Preventing Violence Against Law Enforcement Officers and Ensuring Officer Resilience and Survivability (VALOR) Initiative

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

Conf. Date:

04/06/22

Deadline Date:

05/20/22 8:59 PM ET - Grants.gov Deadline; JustGrants Deadline is 8:59 PM ET on 5/25/2022

Description:

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Grants to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, for-profit organizations, and tribes for behavioral health programs that benefit law enforcement officers. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to several weeks to complete.

For the FY 2022 VALOR Initiative, BJA intends to award one national program provider under each of the following four categories:

  1. VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Training and Technical Assistance Program (VALOR Program): BJA seeks a national officer safety and wellness training and technical assistance (TTA) provider to continue and further enhance BJA’s cornerstone officer safety and wellness suite of training, resources, and technical assistance.
  2. National Suicide Awareness for Law Enforcement Officers Program (SAFLEO Program): BJA seeks a national TTA provider to continue and further enhance BJA’s law enforcement suicide prevention, education, and awareness work.
  3. Law Enforcement Agency and Officer Resilience Training Program (Resilience Program): BJA seeks a national TTA provider to continue and further enhance BJA’s law enforcement resilience skills-building TTA program.
  4. National Law Enforcement Roadway Safety Program (NLERS Program): BJA seeks a national TTA provider to continue and further enhance BJA’s law enforcement roadway safety training and resource program. 

For more information about goals, objectives, and deliverables, see the following link: https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/O-BJA-2022-171210.pdf#page=7

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 185643

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$11,700,000

Number of Grants:

4

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award Ceiling: $6,700,000
Award Floor: $0

Term of Contract:

Period of Performance: 10/1/22 12:00 AM

Eligibility:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility
  • Special district governments
  • State governments

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

City or township governments, County governments, For profit organizations other than small businesses, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Special district governments, State governments, Other

For purposes of this solicitation, “state” means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Pre-proposal Conference:

BJA will host a webinar on April 6, 2022, at 1 p.m. ET, to provide an overview of the solicitation and share helpful information with those interested in applying for funding through the opportunity.

Register to participate in the webinar: https://bja.ojp.gov/events/preventing-violence-against-law-enforcement-officers-and-ensuring-officer-resilience-and

Pre-Application Information:

The SF-424 and the SF-LLL will be submitted in Grants.gov by 8:59 pm May 20, 2022.

The full application will be submitted in JustGrants by 8:59 pm May 25, 2022.

Applications will be submitted to DOJ in two steps:
Step 1: Applicants must submit by the Grants.gov deadline the required Application for Federal Assistance standard form (SF)-424 and a Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (SF-LLL) form when they register in Grants.gov at https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/register.html.

IMPORTANT: Grants.gov will transition to UEI at 11:59 p.m. eastern time (ET) on March 31, 2022.

Step 2: Applicants must then submit the full application, including attachments, in JustGrants at JustGrants.usdoj.gov. To be considered timely, the full application must be submitted in JustGrants by the JustGrants application deadline. OJP encourages applicants to review the “How to Apply” section in the OJP Grant Application Resource Guide and the JustGrants website for more information, resources, and training.

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338887

For a list of relevant application documents, see the Package tab (click Preview) on the link listed above.

Watch the webinar recording: https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/webinar/2022-valor-solicitation-recording

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 Application for Federal Assistance standard form (SF)-424 and a Disclosure of Lobbying Activities form (SF-LLL) in Grants.gov, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726, 606-545-5035, Grants.gov customer support, or 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 in DOJ’s Justice Grants System (JustGrants), contact the JustGrants Service Desk at JustGrants.Support@usdoj.gov or 833-872-5175. The JustGrants Service Desk operates 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST Monday - Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, and federal holidays.

For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the OJP Response Center by telephone at 800–851–3420 or TTY: 301–240–6310 (hearing impaired only) or by email at grants@ncjrs.gov. The OJP Response Center hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. eastern time Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. eastern time on the solicitation close date.

CFDA Number:

16.738

Funding or Pin Number:

O-BJA-2022-171210

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA);   Guam (USA);   Puerto Rico (USA);   Virgin Islands (USA);   Northern Mariana Islands (USA);

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