Alert: SAM.gov Entity Validation Update
GSA implemented a new process to validate an entity’s legal business name and physical address when requesting a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) and for completing a SAM.gov entity registration. Due to a high volume of requests, entity validations are taking longer than expected to process. This validation process is now taking 7-10 business days, and in some cases longer.
OJP strongly recommends starting your SAM.gov registration process as soon as possible to allow the time necessary to process entity validations well in advance of the Grants.gov due date posted in the solicitation. Read this FAQ for more information.
Applications are submitted in a two-step process, each with its own deadline:
- Submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in Grants.gov.
- Submit the full application including attachments in JustGrants.
Please read the solicitation document carefully for further guidance.
We encourage you to visit the JustGrants Application Submission training page that includes training videos, job aids, and other information as a resource for your applicants.
Because most solicitations are competitive, BJS staff cannot engage in individual conversations concerning a specific solicitation with prospective applicants. Any questions concerning open solicitation should be submitted to the NCJRS Response Center by phone at 1-800-851-3420 (TTY at 301-240-6310 for hearing impaired only), or by email at [email protected].
For technical assistance with submitting the SF-424 and SF-LLL in Grants.gov, contact the Grants.gov Customer Support Hotline at 800-518-4726 or 606-545-5035, at the Grants.gov customer support webpage, or by email at [email protected]. The Grants.gov Support Hotline operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except on federal holidays.
- First time applicant? See Getting Registered.
- Already registered? Go to Apply for Grants.
For technical assistance with submitting the full application in DOJ’s Justice Grants System (JustGrants), contact the JustGrants Service Desk at 833-872-5175 or [email protected]. The JustGrants Service Desk operates 5 a.m. – 9 p.m. EST Monday - Friday and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, and federal holidays.
FY 2023 State Justice Statistics Program for Statistical Analysis Centers
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) seeks applications from state Statistical Analysis Centers (SACs) for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2023 State Justice Statistics (SJS) program. This program furthers the DOJ’s mission by supporting the collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistical information on crime and criminal justice at the state and local levels.
FY 2023 Survey of State Parole Agencies on Reentry Services
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) seeks applications for funding to administer the Survey of State Parole Agencies on Reentry Services. This program furthers the DOJ’s mission by increasing transparency, collaboration, and reporting of parole agencies.
FY 2023 National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP)
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) seeks applications for funding for the fiscal year (FY) 2023 National Criminal History Improvement Program (NCHIP). This program furthers the DOJ’s mission to reduce violent crime and address gun violence by improving the accuracy, utility, and interstate accessibility of criminal-history and related records in support of national record systems and their use for name-...