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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:

  1. Submit an SF-424 and an SF-LLL in Grants.gov.
  2. 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.

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 2022 NICS Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP)

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) seeks applications for funding for the 2022 National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Act Record Improvement Program (NARIP). This program furthers the DOJ’s mission by enhancing the completeness, automation, and transmittal of records to state and federal systems used by the NICS.

FY 2022 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) seeks applications for funding for the Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices (CMEC). This program furthers the DOJ’s mission by providing information on the country’s medicolegal death investigation (MDI) system, which is a critical component of criminal justice and public safety systems.

FY2022 Census of Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies and Census of Tribal Court Systems

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) seeks applications for funding to administer the Census of Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies and Census of Tribal Court Systems. This program furthers the DOJ’s mission by protecting civil rights, addressing inequities, and advancing criminal justice reform; keeping the country safe; advancing juvenile justice reforms and investing in youth; advancing science and innovation; and...

FY 2022 Census of State Courts

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) seeks applications for funding of the Census of State Courts (CSC). This program furthers DOJ’s mission by increasing transparency, collaboration, and participation of state criminal courts.

FY 2022 Census of Public Defender Offices

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) seeks applications for funding for the second iteration of the Census of Public Defender Offices (CPDO). This program furthers the Department’s mission through collection, analysis, publication, and dissemination of statistical information on criminal offenders and the operations of criminal justice systems.