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Funding Tips From The OJP...Successful Application Submission

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 25, 2021 11:48:26 AM


The following funding news release from the Office of Justice has important information to ensure your application is submitted correctly in the Justice Grants System (JustGrants).  Some of the resources included were the DOJ Application Submission Checklist, an eLearning Video and the Job Aid Reference Guide: Application Submission. 

How to Ensure Your Application is Submitted

The grant application process with the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) involves two steps – completing the SF-424 and SF-LLL in and finalizing the full application in the Justice Grants System (JustGrants).

With, the workspace status will change from “In Progress” to “Submitted” once the application is submitted. Within 48 hours after submission, applicants should receive four notifications from, including a submission receipt and a validation receipt. Should an application be rejected and need corrections, applicants will be notified during this timeframe.

In JustGrants, applicants will be notified instantly if an application was successfully submitted once they complete the ‘Certify and Submit’ page. If there are validation errors that need to be addressed, details will be displayed onscreen and will describe which sections need to be reviewed.

Learn more in the following JustGrants resources:

Also view the OJP Grant Application Resource Guide for additional information.

Important Resources

JustGrants: The Department of Justice launched a new grants management system, JustGrants, in October 2020. Through the JustGrants website, applicants and grantees can access training resources, find answers to frequently asked questions, and sign up for updates. Get started by gaining an understanding of the application process in JustGrants.

OJP Grant Application Resource Guide: Updated for FY 2021, this resource contains information to help you prepare and submit applications for OJP funding and offers guidance on award administration.

OJP Funding Resource Center: Find current opportunities, solicitation requirements, forms and worksheets, and post-award instructions to help as you apply for and manage OJP awards.

DOJ Grants Financial Guide: Learn about the laws, rules, and regulations that affect the financial and administrative management of an OJP award.

For additional Funding Tips on Building a Better Budget:

Funding Tips From the OJP


Topics: Government, grants, nonprofit funding

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