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The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is seeking applications for funding under the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Inmate Behavior Management Initiative Enhancement. This program furthers NIC’s mission by building capacity of state and local correctional agencies to develop and establish effective inmate management strategies.
- Promote an operational philosophy that recognizes the need to effectively manage inmate behavior by direct supervision or increased supervision by staff (IBM)
- Review and revise the current Direct Supervision and IBM curricula including modification for a comparable prisons version of each curriculum
- Develop a training-for-trainers curriculum on IBM to include comparable versions for both jails and prison
- Pilot all revised, modified, and newly developed curricula
DEADLINE: Applications must be received before midnight (ET) on March 2, 2017.
Please note effective July 1, 2013 the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) was merged to the System for Award Management (SAM). The SAM registry and Frequently Asked Questions can be reached at http://www.sam.gov. Please note that the registration process can take up to 1-3 weeks, so please plan accordingly.
Questions and Answers:
Following are the responses to questions received as of January 6, 2017 in response to the above solicitation:
Question 1: Are the eligible parties limited to jails and prisons?
Answer: Direct supervision is designed specifically for jails and prisons. While you are eligible to apply, the requirements for subject matter experts from jails and prisons must be met to be considered responsive. Please see the “Specific Requirements” section within the solicitation for further details regarding the requirements.
Question 2: What is the total award max value and length of project?
Answer: NIC is not listing a specific award amount for this project. We are seeking the best qualified and most responsive applicant at the best value. Please see the “Federal Award Information” section within the solicitation for additional details regarding the award and length of award.
Question 3: Would our Department be eligible to apply? Is this grant/agreement a program for training only? If its not, what is the grant amount?
Answer: Yes. You are eligible to apply. Please see the “Goals, Objectives, and Deliverables” section for the details on the deliverables for this cooperative agreement. NIC is not listing a specific award amount for this project. We are seeking the best qualified and most responsive applicant at the best value. Please see the “Federal Award Information” section within the solicitation for additional details regarding the award and length of award.