This weeks Office of Justice grant writing tips puts the focus on understanding the process of matching/cost-sharing requirements and how to account for them. For additional tips about building a better budget for grant writing please see FAMCares blog, Funding Tips From the OJP...Building a Better Budget.
We truly enjoy sharing with our readers not only grant funding opportunities but resources and information that might make the grant writing process seem less cumbersome. This week the OJP is highlighting their Glossary of Terms that are assoiciated with the JustGrants system.
This weeks Office of Justice Programs Funding News, features helpful training infomation on the navigation of JustGrants. Grant writing can be an overwhelming and intimidating process, this resource provides self-guided videos, reference guides, checklists, and infographics to help with the various stages of the government grant writing process.
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 resouces included were the DOJ Application Submission Checklist, an eLearning Video and the Job Aid Reference Guide: Application Submission.
Grant writing is not easy, but sharing helpful tips and information is.... The following funding news release from the Office of Justice has resources to use when your filling out an application in the Justice Grant System (JustGrants). It includes multiple detailed resources for completing the Budget Detail Form plus updated (2021) resources and guides for the application process.
Government social service agencies are transitioning from being providers of services to entities that predominantly commission, facilitate, or broker services. This transition requires new skills in government – such as agility, innovation, transparency and connectedness – and new capabilities for facilitating relationships with external partners – such as flexibility, co-venturing, co-creation.
Deadline Extension: Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) Funding Opportunity
The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is pleased to announce a deadline extension to apply for funding under the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP).
After years of writing about the mass incarceration of Americans, it gives us great pleasure to share this headline with everyone in the social services community.
We recently conducted an informal poll of the social workers we deal with every day and asked them what they thought was the #1 social malady threatening the country today. Their answer might surprise you; more than the opioid epidemic; more than veterans affairs; more than homelessness; more than woman’s rights; more than economic imbalance; more than education issues; more than civil rights; more than the environment; the problem that was cited more than any other was – STUDENT DEBT!
Government agencies in general tend to stay in their own siloes and be reluctant to share information. Some of it is agency caseworkers being too busy. Some of it is concerns about being HIPAA compliant. And some of it is a healthy paranoia about data security. The right government software solutions can alleviate much of those concerns.