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Grants 101


If you are a successful applicant and your project has been chosen for funding, OJP will notify you of the award no later than September 30 of the calendar year via DOJ’s Justice Grants System (JustGrants). If you are unsuccessful, OJP will issue you a rejection letter by December 30 of the calendar year.

An email notification will be sent to the Application Submitter, the Authorized Representative(s) and the Entity Administrator to sign and accept their award in JustGrants. Once you receive an award, the entity administrator must assign a financial manager, a grant award administrator and an authorized representative for each award. You have 45 calendar days from the award date to accept the award. You also need to review any award conditions listed, and any other standards, terms, and conditions, including the DOJ Financial Guide and how your organization will achieve compliance with these requirements. For example, you will need to submit quarterly, semi-annual, or annual reports, including financial status and programmatic progress reports. See OJP Recipient Resources page for post-award instructions, training, and other grantee material.

Congratulations! It is finally time to begin using your award to implement your project.

Date Created: January 21, 2020