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SAM.gov Entity Validation Update

GSA implemented a new process to validate an entity’s legal business name and physical address when requesting a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) and for completing a SAM.gov entity registration. Due to a high volume of requests, entity validations are taking longer than expected to process. This validation process is now taking 7-10 business days, and in some cases longer.

OJP strongly recommends starting your SAM.gov registration process as soon as possible to allow the time necessary to process entity validations well in advance of the Grants.gov due date posted in the solicitation. Read this FAQ for more information.

When available, OVC funding opportunities will be listed on this page.

The Fiscal Year 2022 Department of Justice Grants Program Plan summarizes details about OVC funding opportunities that we expect to release, or have released, this fiscal year. The Program Plan also provides information about funding from other Department of Justice grant-making Components.

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Visit our How to Apply for Funding page for tips and answers to frequently asked questions about applying for OVC funding.

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U.S. Department of Justice Funding

FY 2022 Tribal Access Program
Closing Date: August 31, 2022
The Tribal Access Program (TAP) helps provide Tribes with access to national crime information systems for both criminal and non-criminal purposes. OVC is one of the U.S. Department of Justice Program Offices that funds TAP. Tribes may apply for TAP funding for one of the following primary purposes—

  • law enforcement;
  • sex offender registries authorized by the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act;
  • non-criminal or criminal court issuance of protection orders, or entry of misdemeanor convictions for domestic violence;
  • foster care placement; or
  • child abuse/neglect investigations.