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Glossary of Terms


The glossary provides information about words and terms associated with JustGrants, DOJ’s grants management system. The terms are listed in alphabetical order.

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Title: Application Review

Application Review Process

The Application Review Process generally consists of the following steps:

  • Application Review for Basic Minimum Requirements (BMR) and completeness
  • Programmatic Review to determine consistency with program or legislative requirements and, for competitive discretionary solicitations, a Peer Review
  • Financial Review provides determination of reasonable, necessary, and allowable costs
  • Award Decisions
  • Final Approved Award

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