GRANT TITLE: NATIONAL CRIMINAL HISTORY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (NCHIP)
OVERVIEW:The purpose of the National Criminal History Improvement Program Grant is to assist states in meeting various evolving federal and state requirements regarding criminal histories and related records. Funding is provided to improve the quality, timeliness, and accessibility of criminal history and related records.
ELIGIBILITY:To be eligible for funding under this discretionary grant program, an applicant must be a(n): a) State Agency; b) Unit of Local Government (i.e., city, county, town).
BOARD PRIORITIES: The Criminal Justice Information Systems Task Force (CJIS), comprised of nine members, is charged with reviewing grant proposals and determining awards for the NCHIP grant funds. The delegated duties of the Task Force are to write a state plan for integration and criminal history records improvement and to make funding recommendations regarding technical grant applications to the Justice Assistance Grant Board.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION: After the Intent Form is received, applications will be mailed by the District Attorneys Council to the interested agency. Regardless of whether the application is hand carried or delivered via mail, the deadline to submit the application will be 5:00 p.m., January 25, 2016. Any applications received after this time and date will not be reviewed. Proposals received via fax machine or on disk will not be reviewed.
GRANT NOTIFICATION:To be placed on the mailing list to receive a Notice of Availability of Funds, contact the Federal Grants Division at 405/264-5008 or email Laura Russell at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name, agency name, mailing address, and grant name for which you want to receive the Notice of Availability of Funds.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Jerry George, Grant Programs Specialist, Federal Grants Division, at 405/264-5008 or via email at email@example.com.