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Application submission

Application Submission

May 2024
Welcome to this video on the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) grants application process.  This video will guide you through the steps you will need to apply for funding from the DOJ by taking a high-level look at the onboarding process for an entity applying for funding and reviewing the three JustGrants entity roles involved in application submission.

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Session TopicApplication Mechanics: Submitting an Application
Key Audiences

Entity Administrator, Application Submitter, Authorized Representative


Topics covered in this session include:

  • Preparing to apply
  • Completing required forms in Grants.gov
  • Entity onboarding and JustGrants access
  • JustGrants roles and responsibilities
  • Assigning users to applications
  • Completing, reviewing, certifying, and submitting a JustGrants application
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JustGrants Application Mechanics: Submitting an Application Training

March 2023

JustGrants is the U.S. Department of Justice’s grants management system. The JustGrants team is offering a recurring “Application Mechanics: Submitting an Application” webinar to provide targeted assistance to potential applicants applying for DOJ funding opportunities. This webinar’s targeted audience includes individuals with Entity Administrator, Application Submitter and/or Authorized Representative(s) in JustGrants. The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Preparing to apply
  • Completing the abbreviated application in Grants.gov
  • Entity onboarding and JustGrants access
  • JustGrants roles and responsibilities
  • Assigning users’ roles to applications
  • Completing, reviewing, certifying and submitting a JustGrants application
  • Attendee questions about application submission

Video run time: 1 hour 1 min. 31 sec.

Application Submission Process

The Application Submission portion of the Grants Lifecycle involves completing and submitting web-based forms as well as the attachments that are required from the published solicitation. Applicants have two application submission deadlines: one for Grants.gov and one for JustGrants. 

Application Submission is a two-part process. First, an applicant must complete an abbreviated application in Grants.gov. Upon validation and successful submission in Grants.gov, the applicant will receive confirmation emails from Grants.gov. Next, the application is “ingested” into JustGrants. Once JustGrants receives the abbreviated application from Grants.gov, the applicant will receive notifications to log in, onboard critical users, and complete the more detailed application. After an application is successfully submitted in JustGrants, it will move forward for application review and award consideration. 

Training: Application Submission

Department of Justice Application Season is Here!

Prepare early — any time during the year — to ensure your registration and users are up to date in the systems involved in the application process. Review the DOJ Grant Application Submission Checklist to identify which actions you can take now and what to expect when you start an application. 

Key Audience: JustGrants Application Submitter(s), Entity Administrator...

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