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FY2022 ARPA Competitive Request for Applications

CFDA 21.027

Use this online form to complete and submit the 2022 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Competitive Application. Refer to the FY2022 ARPA Request for Application located at CJCC's Funding Opportunities page for instructions and details about this funding opportunity. In the event that you must exit this application prior to completion please click the "Save Answers and Resume Later" link to ensure that your information is saved. 

Note: This form will not allow you to save attachments. Please upload all attachments at the end, when you are ready to submit your application.

Applicant Agency

Applicant Mailing Address*
Last four digits following the basic five-digit zip code

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Is the Implementing Agency for this project the same as the Applicant Agency?*
The implementing agency is defined as the entity actually administering the program or project and/or providing the service(s).
Implementing Agency Mailing Address*
Is the mailing address the same as the Implementing Agency's physical address?*
Physical Address*
Last four digits following the basic five-digit zip code

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System for Award Management Registration

The Unique Entity ID is a 12-character alphanumeric ID assigned to an entity by SAM.gov.
Is your agency registered in SAM*
System for Award Management
SAM Expiration Date:*

Before you continue please take note of the following:

Your agency must be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) Database before it will be allowed to draw down VOCA funding. To register please visit https://www.sam.gov/SAM/.

(5%) Local Victim Assistance Programs

LOCAL VICTIM ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LVAP) CERTIFICATION OVERVIEW:

The CJCC is responsible for publicizing rules governing the certification of victim assistance programs in Georgia. These rules shall provide for the certification of programs which are designed to provide substantial assistance to victims of crime in understanding and dealing with the criminal justice system as it relates to the crimes committed against them. Certification permits local victim assistance programs to request funding through their County Board of Commissioners from a fund derived from a five percent penalty added to fines in all criminal and criminal ordinance cases specifically to fund direct victim assistance programs.

Notes:

  • All CJCC subgrantees are required to maintain 5% certification regardless of receipt of such funds.
  • CJCC is not involved in awarding 5% funds.
  • Funding is not guaranteed.


CLICK HERE TO ENSURE YOUR AGENCY IS LISTED ON THE STATE OF GEORGIA CERTIFIED AGENCIES DIRECTORY

Is your agency listed on the 2020-2022 State of Georgia Certified Agencies Directory?*
You must be a certified (5%) Local Victim Assistance Program to be eligible to receive VOCA funds

Before you continue please take note of the following:

Your agency must be certified to receive 5% funds before it will be allowed to draw down VOCA funding. To meet this requirement please click here to learn more and/or certify your agency to receive 5% funding.

Designation of Grant Officials

  • Project Director - This official must be an employee of the applicant agency or from a contractor organization, at the applicant’s option, who will be directly responsible for operation of the project. This person will be the primary contact for the application and the post-award phase.
  • Financial Officer - This person must be the chief financial officer of the applicant agency such as the county auditor, city treasurer or comptroller.
  • Authorized Official - This person is the official who is authorized to apply for, accept, decline or cancel the grant for the applicant agency. This person must be the board chair/president of a non-profit, executive director of a state agency, chairperson of the county Board of Commissioners, mayor, or chairperson of the City Council. All official correspondence regarding the grant and the application (assurances, disclosures, certifications, award documentation, sub-grant expenditure reports, sub-grant adjustment reports) must be signed by the authorized official. Once an award has been made, the authorized official may designate someone to sign this documentation by submitting a letter on agency letterhead to the Council. 


Please Note: No two officials can be the same person.

Project Director

PD Name*
PD Address*


Financial Officer

FO Name*
FO Address*


Authorized Official

AO Name*
AO Address*

Agency Description

Please select your agency type:*
Select your core service agency type(s):*
By checking the box(es) for your agency's core service type, you confirm that your agency adheres to the core service by agency type listed in Appendix B of the RFA.

Agency Description Cont.

Congressional District(s) to be served:*
Primary Service Area(s)

Please click here look up Congressional Districts.

Service Area & Congressional District

Select the counties within your primary service area. Service area is defined as counties in which you actively perform outreach and have relationships with victim service providers, prosecution, law enforcement and/or the courts.

Counties Served by the Project*

1. Organization Overview

1) Indicate if any personnel are in jeopardy due to financial hardship (include titles, and the number of positions). 2) List other COVID response funding you have received or applied for and what it was/will be used for. 3) Please indicate if other sources of funding have decreased since March 2020 (i.e. 5% LVAP, unrestricted funds from fundraising, thrift stores, donations, foundations, etc.)

2. Statement of Need

(i.e. increased need for services, increased need for client assistance funds due to increased spread of COVID-29 in communities, etc.)

3. Project Description

4. Evaluation & Data Collection

(Demographic data; Numbers served; Number of activities provided; etc.)
(Demographic data; Numbers served; Number of activities provided; etc.)

Indirect Cost

Is your agency electing to use an indirect cost rate?*

By electing to use an indirect cost rate, the grant applicant understands that it will be subject to additional oversight verifying that the expenses allocated are allowable as determined by the applicable Federal program guidelines that govern the program.

Indirect Cost Continued

Has your agency ever negotiated a federal indirect cost rate?*
Is your agency electing to use the 10% de-minimis indirect cost rate?*
10% of modified total direct costs (MTDC)

By electing to use the 10% de minimis rate, the grant applicant certifies that it has never received a federally-negotiated, indirect cost rate for any federal awards. The grant applicant shall apply this rate to all of its federal grants, until such time as the agency chooses to negotiate for a rate. The grant applicant also understands that by electing to use this indirect cost rate, it will be subject to additional oversight verifying that the expenses allocated are allowable as governed by the applicable Federal program guidelines that govern the program. Please note, that you must complete the Modified Total Direct Cost (MTDC) Calculator located in the Detailed Budget Worksheet.

By electing not to use the 10% de minimis rate, the grant applicant certifies that it has never received a federally-negotiated indirect cost rate for any federal awards. Please contact CJCC grant staff at 404-657-1956 for further instructions on how to apply for a  federally-negotiated indirect cost rate.

Attachments

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The budget worksheet should reflect 12-months worth of proposed expenses. If you're requesting funding for 2-years (24 months) submit a second 12-month budget and attach it under the "Detailed Budget Worksheet 2" field.
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Use this field to upload your 2nd year budget (months 13-24).
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e.g. salary authorization statements, job descriptions, contractual agreements, etc.
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e.g. MOU, Letters of Support, Contracts, Estimates, etc.
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Point of Contact For This Application

POC Name*
Do you want to add an alternative point of contact?
2 POC Name*

BY ENTERING MY NAME BELOW, I CERTIFY THAT TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF, ALL STATEMENTS AND DATA IN THIS APPLICATION ARE TRUE AND CORRECT, THE DOCUMENT HAS BEEN DULY AUTHORIZED BY THE AUTHORIZED OFFICIAL OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE APPLICANT AND THE APPLICANT WILL COMPLY WITH THE ATTACHED ASSURANCES.
Certification Signature*
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