Introduction

BJA Forensic Grants 101 – Award Management

BJA Forensic Grants 101 – Award Management

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This webinar originally occurred on March 24, 2022
Duration: 1 hour

Overview

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is part of the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) and helps to make American communities safer by strengthening the nation's criminal justice system. BJA is the DOJ agency dedicated to supporting forensic sciences by funding states, units of local government, and other forensic service providers to increase capacity and efficiency, improve services, obtain the necessary resources to meet workload demands, and ultimately better serve justice.

This presentation is the third of a three-part BJA Forensic Grants 101 series following the Forensic Grant Opportunities and Grant Application and Award Acceptance webinars. Building upon the previous discussions involving a review of forensic grant programs managed at BJA and the initial steps involved in grant application and acceptance, attendees of this webinar will learn about the main life cycle of award management. This involves an overview of award condition compliance, performance reporting requirements, federal financial reporting requirements, grant award modifications, and the award closeout process. This webinar concludes the three-part BJA Forensic Grants 101 webinar series.

Detailed Learning Objectives

  1. Attendees will learn about the main life cycle of grant management at BJA.
  2. Attendees will understand the award management basics including award condition compliance, reporting requirements, grant award modifications, and award closeout.
  3. Attendees will gain insight into the administrative, programmatic, and financial aspects of BJA grant administration requirements.

Presenter

  • Mila Hago, M.P.A. | State Policy Advisor, Bureau of Justice Assistance

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence webinar has been provided by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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