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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: Award Notification

Award Notification

Office of Justice Programs (OJP) sends an Award Notification by email through JustGrants to the individuals listed in the application as E-Business Point of Contact (E-Biz POC) and Authorized Organization Representatives (AOR). The email notification includes detailed instructions on how to access and view the award documents and steps to take in JustGrants to start the award acceptance process. Notification timing:

  • Successful applicants: no later than Sept. 30 of the calendar year
  • Unsuccessful applicants: rejection letters are generally issued by Dec. 30 of the calendar year

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