SMART FY 13 Sex Offender Management Fellowship Program

Funding Source: 
DOJ
Type of Funding: 
federal
Deadline: 
Monday, June 3, 2013
Number of Awards Available: 
2
Eligibility: 
1. Eligible applicants are limited to individuals; organizations are not eligible to apply. Applicants must demonstrate knowledge and familiarity of SORNA and sex offender management related work, and have a specific ability and strong desire to support technical assistance, training, and other needs of the SMART Office in the area of sex offender management, with a specific focus on either: 1) prevention of, and education about, sexual violence and other sex offending behaviors; or 2) investigation and research of juvenile and adult sex offender treatment and re-entry services in Indian Country. 2. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a financial and administrative capacity to manage the cooperative agreement, as well as the knowledge and skills to successfully execute the development of training, technical assistance, public awareness and other informational resources to meet the needs of victims of sexual violence that advances prevention and education programming, and/or the capacity of tribal communities to provide treatment or re-entry services to sex offenders in Indian Country. For the Indian Country fellowship only, the SMART Office will favor applicants who can demonstrate experience relevant to the unique demands of working with tribal communities, including experience working in tribal communities or Indian Country. 3. Applicants may apply for more than one fellowship category, but must submit a separate application under each fellowship category. No more than one fellowship will be awarded per individual and per topical category.
Contact or More Information: 
For technical assistance with submitting an application, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726 or 606–545–5035, or via e-mail to support@grants.gov. The Grants.gov Support Hotline hours of operation are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except federal holidays. For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact Dawn Doran or Faith Baker, Deputy Directors, by telephone at 202-514-4689 or by e-mail at Dawn.Doran@usdoj.gov or Faith.Baker@usdoj.gov.
Description: 

 The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking (SMART) is pleased to announce that it is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Sex Offender Management Fellowship Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting the activities of two fellowship positions to help the SMART Office meet its mission to assist states, the District of Columbia, territories, and tribal jurisdictions with developing and/or enhancing a program designed to implement the requirements of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, and to promote innovation and best practices in the field of sex offender management.

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