How to apply...
Applicants must submit a complete Standard Form 424 and other information outlined in the Application Kit titled, Corrections and Law Enforcement Family Support: Solicitation for Research, Evaluation, Development and Demonstration Projects available through the U.S. Department of Justice Response Center at (800) 421- 6770, Telephone: (202) 307-1480, Fax: (202) 616-9249 or access the web site at www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Applications are awarded competitively on the basis of impact of the proposed demonstration or training program, and feasibility, originality, and economy of approach to the issue. A letter with copies of the grant award is sent to the applicant agency upon approval of the Office of Justice Programs. One copy of the grant award must be signed by the Authorized Grantee Official and returned to the Office of Justice Programs.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.