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Funding Opportunities

Justgrants - Justice Grants System

New Grants and Payment Management Systems Coming October 2020!

On October 15, 2020, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) will transition to the Justice Grants System (JustGrants) for all grants management activities and to the Department of Treasury's Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) system for grants payments. Learn more about this transition on Justice Grants Website.



The SMART Office administers grant programs relating to sex offender registration and notification authorized by the Adam Walsh Act Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 and other grant programs as directed by the Attorney General.

All current funding opportunities can be found under Open Funding.

Stay informed about opportunities and other news from the SMART Office by subscribing to News From SMART.

Information on grants awarded by the SMART Office is available under the Awards Listing.

See the Expired Funding Opportunities for information about and access to previously available funding opportunities from the SMART Office.


Grant and Financial Management Information 

Information about applying for all Office of Justice Programs grants can be found at the OJP Funding Resource Center, including information on the OJP grant process, how to apply, grant performance measurement and progress reporting requirements, and post-award instructions.

Financial award questions: For financial questions regarding an award, contact OJP’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-458-0786 (TTY: 202-616-3867) or [email protected].

Grants Management System questions: For assistance with the Grants Management System, contact the GMS Help Desk at 202-514-2024 or [email protected].

SMART-specific grant award questions: For questions regarding a SMART award(s), including training and technical assistance requests, contact your SMART Office grant manager directly. If you are unsure who your grant manager is, contact the SMART Office at [email protected] or 202-514-4689.