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Award Condition: Coronavirus Emergency Supplement Funding (CESF) Program -- Additional program-specific requirements (including reporting)

The following award condition is incorporated by reference into OJP Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program awards. (Please refer to the terms and conditions that accompany the award document.)

Award Condition:

  1. Use of Funds for Purposes Unrelated to Coronavirus Prohibited

    Award funds may be used for only the following purposes: to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. Applicable law, the “Emergency Appropriations for Coronavirus Health Response and Agency Operations” law (Public Law 116-136), restricts the use of CESF Program award funds for any purpose unrelated to coronavirus.

    For purposes of the CESF Program, “coronavirus” means SARS-CoV-2 or another coronavirus with pandemic potential. (N.B.: COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2.)
  2. Federal authorization of CESF Program subawards

    Consistent with the CESF Program and as set forth in the solicitation (notwithstanding award condition #11), OJP will not require the recipient to request and obtain written authorization from OJP before it may make a subaward.
  3. CESF Program Reporting - Provisions of Section 15011(b)(2)-(3) of Division B of Public Law 116-136; data on “large covered funds”

    Definition of “large covered funds”

    For purposes of the CESF Program, “large covered funds”
    means an award, or a subaward (“subgrant”) made under such award – specifically including this award, if applicable – that exceeds $150,000.

    Reporting Requirement

    The recipient understands that section 15011(b)(2)-(3) of Division B of Public Law 116-136 provide as follows:

    Not later than 10 days after the end of each calendar quarter, each covered recipient shall submit to the agency [and the Pandemic Accountability Response Committee] a report that contains--
    1. the total amount of large covered funds received from the agency;
    2. the amount of large covered funds received that were expended or obligated for each project or activity;
    3. a detailed list of all projects or activities for which large covered funds were expended or obligated, including—
      1. the name of the project or activity;
      2. a description of the project or activity; and
      3. the estimated number of jobs created or retained by the project or activity, where applicable; and
    4. detailed information on any level of subcontracts or subgrants awarded by the covered recipient or its subcontractors or subgrantees, to include the data elements required to comply with the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (31 U.S.C. 6101 note) allowing aggregate reporting on awards below $50,000 or to individuals, as prescribed by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

      The recipient also understands that the information in these reports will be made available to the public.
  4. CESF Program - Pandemic Accountability Response Committee audits, investigations, or reviews

    The recipient understands and agrees that, for purposes of this CESF Program award, the phrase “outstanding issues that arise in connection with audits, investigations, or reviews of DOJ awards” in award condition #19 (“Effect of failure to address audit issues”) also encompasses such audits, investigations, or reviews as may be conducted by the Pandemic Accountability Response Committee (see section 15010 of Division B of Public Law 116-136).

  5. Applicability of Equal Employment Opportunity Plan Requirements to CESF Program awards

    For the purposes of the Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program, Subpart E of 28 C.F.R. Part 42 that relates to an equal employment opportunity program is not an applicable requirement.

  6. CESF Program – Modifications, additional requirements, clarifications

    The recipient agrees to comply with any modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by law, or that may be imposed in future by OJP (or, government-wide, by the executive branch). The recipient also understands that CESF-Program requirements may be clarified from time to time, and agrees to comply with same, as they may be clarified.
  7. CESF Program - Conflict with other requirements of the award

    The recipient understands and agrees that all other requirements of this award apply unless they conflict with, or are superseded by, CESF-program-specific conditions.
  8. CESF Program – Questions concerning the award

    Any questions concerning the award should be directed to the grant manager prior to incurring a grant-related expense or commencing a grant-related activity in question.
Date Created: April 2, 2020