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For guidance and instructions related to applying for or managing a grant, or logging into Zoomgrants, please visit the Grants Guidance & Resources page.
Application FAQs and Tips (PDF) - Frequently asked questions and tips. This document will be updated regularly. Please check back for updates.
Job Aid: Adding Collaborators and Additional Contacts (PDF) - 2018
Job Aid: How to delete an application (PDF) - 2018
2016/17 - Setup for Current Active Grants - Transitional Instructions (PDF) - Minor Revisions 11/21/17 (pages 9-10, 19-20) - Applicable to ANY grant that originated outside of ZoomGrants, but will utilize ZoomGrants for all post award activties. Follow these instructions to navigate the ZG system and to validate that the project information was entered correctly. NOTE: Any new grantees should follow the "Navigating ZoomGrants and Setting up New accounts" listed below.
2016/17 - Transitional Instructions Webinar (Webinar ~ 84 min) - This webinar accompanies the written instructions listed above (2016/17 - Setup for Current DCJ Active Grants - Transitional Instructions). Note: This webinar accompanies the written instructions listed above, with the exception of minor additions to the instructions that do not effect the content of the webinar. See the PDF instructions above.
Navigating ZoomGrants and Setting up New Accounts (PDF) - Updated 01/04/2018 - New applications cycles beginning October 2016, and later will utilize ZoomGrants. Grants will be administered from the project application to close-out. These instructions are intended to cover basic navigation and new user account setup. Note: if your project was initiated outside of ZoomGrants and transitioned to ZoomGrants follow the Transitional instructions above.
Navigating ZoomGrants and Setting up New accounts Webinar (Webinar ~ 67 min) - This webinar accompanies the written instructions listed above (Navigating ZoomGrants and Setting up NewZoomGrants accounts).
Job-Aid: Acknowledging Funding Recommendations & Appeal/Reconsideration (PDF) - coming soon
Job-Aid: How to update the Application based on funding recommendations (PDF) - coming soon
Job Aid: Steps for accepting the award and completing the Grant Agreement tab (PDF) - coming soon
How to Change Account Owners and/or Update Passwords (PDF) - 2018
Quick Reference: Submitting Post Award Submissions (PDF) - This one page quick reference describes where each type of submissions should be uploaded or completed within ZoomGrants.
Job Aid: How to Submit Post Award Submissions (PDF) - This job aid provides instructions for Grantees on how to upload Post Award Submissions (Payment Requests, Narrative Reports, and other reporting requirements) to DCJ via ZoomGrants.
State Juvenile Diversion Program & Marijuana Tax Cash Funds- Job Aid: Duplicating an Application for Years 2 and 3 (PDF) - This job aid provides instructions for Grantees to duplicate current year projects for continuation funding in Years 2 and 3 of the three year cycle.
CY19 & 20 Crime Victim Services (CVS) Grant Program- CVS Split Funding Applications - Duplicating Applications (PDF) - The Consolidated grant program represented funding from multiple sources. After the funding decisions have been made it may be determined that an application/project must be split into two or more separate projects to allow for funding objectives and funding sources to correlate. Keeping the funding sources distinct per project allows for more accountablility of funds. This job aid provides instructions for Grantees to duplicate a current application. Note: this should only be done at the direction of your DCJ grant manager.
Navigating ZoomGrants for Board/Council Reviewer (PDF) - Basic navigation instructions for logging onto ZoomGrants and moving around the system. Additional job aids will be posted for specific grant programs.
Navigating ZoomGrants Webinar for Board/Council Reviewers (Webinar ~ 37 min) - This webinar accompanies the written instructions listed above (Navigating ZoomGrants for Board/Council Reviewers).
Job Aid: Council Reviewers for the 2017-2018 State Juvenile Diversion Program & Marijuana Tax Cash Funds (PDF) - Supplemental Council Review instructions intended to accompany the Basic Navigation instructions .
Job Aid: Board Reviewers for the 2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) (PDF) - Supplemental Board Review instructions intended to accompany the Basic Navigation instructions.
Job Aid: ARC and Board Reviewers for the Announcement for CY19 & 20 Crime Victims Services (CVS) Grant Program Funds (PDF) - Supplemental Board Review instructions intended to accompany the Basic Navigation instructions.
Default Email Client (PDF) - ZoomGrants has the ability to launch an email window to an Applicant/Grantee. DCJ employees use Google as the email client. These instructions provide information on how to update your settings to launch Gmail from ZG.
FORMAT: Self-guided Instructional Materials
AUDIENCE: Representatives of any agency that has received a grant through the Office of Adult and Juvenile Justice Assistance (OAJJA).
DESCRIPTION: These three training modules are designed to take you from the beginning of your grant through the close of your grant. These trainings can be accessed using the links below. After you complete each module, we ask that you take a very brief survey using the link at the end of the module. OAJJA Module 101: Grant Administration and Set UpOAJJA Module 102: Grant Management and ReportingOAJJA Module 104: Monitoring
Additionally, grantees receiving Federal JAG funds must follow mandatory federal performance measurement reporting requirements. For more information and training in relation to those requirements, please visit our Grants Page.
FORMAT: Self-guided Instructional Materials
AUDIENCE: Representatives of any agency interested in applying for Crime Victim Services Funding for CY2019-2020.
DESCRIPTION: View materials for ideas on enhancing and expanding your program with CVS Funds, including civil legal services and housing for crime victims, as well as expanded services for sexual assault survivors. Think Outside the Box Presentation (PDF)