Alerts & Announcements

ALERT (3/30/20): Administrative Relief for Grantees impacted by COVID-19. Please see the following document: Grantee_COVID-19_AdministrativeRelief_20200330

ALERT (1/15/20):  ZoomGrants, the grant management system used by DCJ to manage funding opportunities, is currently experiencing technical difficulties.  Please be aware that this may prevent you from accessing or submitting reports.  (This issue has been resolved 1/16/20)

ALERT (12/05/19): There has been increased activity in SAM renewal scams. You may be have received an email or even a phone call warning you about potential complications related to your entity's registration. Here are some tips to avoid the trap:

1) Any official email from will end in "gov". Example of a scam is "Renewal Support <>".

2) The service desk will NEVER call you about your SAM registration, unless they are returning a call initiated by you.

3) When in doubt contact the REAL Federal Service Desk at

NEW & UPCOMING FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES (10/29/19): Crime Victim Services Funds (CVS)- VOCA, VAWA, SASP, State VALE - (Application Period 01/06/2020 to 02/18/2020) - Crime Victim Services Fund (CVS) Information Page.

PSN FUNDING OPPORTUNITY Extended (05/20/19): Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) - Application Period has been extended to 06/07/2019 - Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) Information Page.

ALERT (04/12/19) - Grantees are being prompted to pay to renew registration with SAM. This is a scam. A grantee should never pay to renew registration for SAM. The proper url is Any other site is not authorized. 

NEW & UPCOMING FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (03/12/19): Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) - (Application Period 03/12/2019 to 05/17/2019) - Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) Information Page.

ALERT (01/11/19) - has a new login procedure. Existing account administrators must create a "new account" using the email that is currently associated with existing account. This will NOT create a new account, but will provide you with a new way to log into your existing account. Existing username & passwords no longer work. Simply follow the isntructions on Login to create an account, you will receive an email, follow the steps, create a new password and the new login credential will be linked to the existing account.

NEW & UPCOMING FUNDING OPPORTUNITY (11/05/18): 2019 Law Enforcement Assistance Grant Program (LEAGP) - (HB18-1020) - (ongoing - no application deadline) - Law Enforcement Assistance Grant Program (LEAGP) Information Page.

ALERT (09/07/18) - Entities registering in the System for Award Management (SAM) still must submit a notarized letter appointing their authorized Entity Administrator. However, as of June 11, 2018, the notarized letter review process has changed for entities applying only for federal assistance opportunities such as grants, loans, and other financial assistance programs. Read the updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) at to learn more about the changes to the notarized letter process and other system improvements coming in June.