Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative
The Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative offers grants to provide reentry services and programs to reduce recidivism and combat violence by facilitating the successful reintegration of individuals returning from incarceration, especially those with substance use disorders.
Program objectives include:
Category 1 Performance-based and Outcomes-based Contracting for Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) or Reentry Services:
- Enhance already established performance-based and outcomes-based contracts to provide individualized reentry services for people leaving incarceration who are identified through a validated risk tool as being at moderate to high risk to reoffend in the community
- Manage the performance-based or outcomes-based reentry service or, including data and report collection, regular performance and outcome reviews between governments and service providers, on- and off-site monitoring, outcomes validation, and incentive payment approvals
- Ensure government staff and service providers have adequate training on performance-based or outcomes-based procurement, reentry services, PSH, data collection, and outcomes validation
Category 2 Performance-based and Outcomes-based Contracting for Recovery Housing:
- Enter into performance-based or outcomes-based contracts to provide evidence-based, high-quality recovery housing to formerly incarcerated individuals who have a substance use disorder
- Manage the performance-based or outcomes-based recovery housing contract, including data and report collection, regular performance and outcome reviews between governments and service providers, on- and off-site monitoring, performance and outcomes validation, and incentive payment approvals
- Ensure government staff and service providers have adequate training on performance-based or outcomes-based procurement, recovery housing, data collection, and outcomes validation
Priority consideration will be given to applications that promote civil rights, increase access to justice, support crime victims, protect the public from crime and evolving threats, and build trust between law enforcement and the community, as well as projects that are intended to benefit individuals who reside in high-poverty areas or persistent-poverty counties.
Eligible applicants include:
- State and territorial governments
- City, township, and county governments
- Federally recognized Indian tribal governments
- Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Award ceiling: $1,100,000
Project period: 54 months
Estimated number of awards: 6
Estimated total program funding: $6,600,000
Applicants should submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in grants.gov by the June 22, 2021 deadline.
Submit the full application, including attachments, in the JustGrants grants management system by the July 6, 2021 deadline.
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