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BJA Grant Applicant Education SeriesBJA Grant Applicant Education Series Webinars

To assist potential applicants interested in applying for FY 2019 funding opportunities, BJA hosted a series of educational webinars. See below for webinar details.

For those unable to participate in the webinars live, recordings of each will be made available and will be posted to this page.

Past Webinars

View PresentationFunding Opportunities for Your Community in 2019: An Overview of What's Ahead
Webinar held: January 29, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Panelist: Tammy M. Brown, Senior Policy Advisor, BJA
This webinar was the first in a series of four that will help prospective applicants find funding opportunities that address their needs. In this webinar, attendees will learn the primary initiatives BJA plans to fund in 2019, eligibility requirements, and estimated funding amounts. A Q&A session will follow at the end of the webinar.

View PresentationThe First Steps to Applying, Prepare Now
Webinar held: January 31, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Panelist: Greg Torain, Policy Advisor, BJA
Prior to the release of a solicitation, there are a number of steps that applicants can take. In this webinar, attendees will learn what registrations are necessary to apply, how to navigate, and what resources are available for applicants, such as the Office of Justice Programs' Funding Resource Center. A Q&A session will follow at the end of the webinar.

View PresentationThe Federal Funding Process: What New and Seasoned Applicants Should Consider
Webinar held: February 5, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Panelist: Tara Kunkel, Senior Drug Policy Advisor, IPA
This webinar will explain how the OJP grant process works and focus on what applicants should understand when applying for funding. Applying for an OJP grant can be a challenging process and this webinar will educate participants on the necessary steps a first-time applicant should understand. In this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • How to find the critical elements of a solicitation
  • What applications should include
  • Tips for developing a budget
  • How the peer review process works

View PresentationSubmitting Your Application: Avoid These Common Mistakes
Webinar held: February 7, 2019, 1 p.m. ET
Panelist: Andre Bethea, Policy Advisor, BJA
This webinar will provide guidance for applicants on how to avoid common application mistakes. In this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • The importance of using the Application Checklist
  • How applications are successfully submitted
  • How subawards can be incorporated into an application
  • How to attach documents

Stay Informed

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