Office of Criminal Justice Grants

Helpful Links

The following links provide valuable information regarding the management of federal grant projects. These links are often used by OCJG members throughout the day and we strongly encourage recipients to become familiar with them as well.

DOJ Grants Financial Guide

The DOJ Grants Financial Guide provides an overview of the federal grant requirements in a narrative, more easy way to read.

Title 2, Part 200 of the Code of Federal Regulations contains all compliance requirements for federal awarding agencies, pass-through entities, recipients and subrecipients regarding the management of grant funds.

System for Award Managment (SAM)

Recipients and subrecipients (at any tier) are required to obtain and maintain registration in in order to receive grant-funded payments. The SAM site is also a valuable tool when recipients need to verify an entity is neither suspended nor debarred from receiving federal funds.

Office for Civil Rights Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Reporting Tool

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently released the Equal Employment Opportunity Reporting Tool. This electronic registry allows recipients and subrecipients (at any tier) to complete the required annual EEO certification, and if necessary, complete all Utilization Reports, containing workforce statistics, in one location.


Section 448.095(5), Florida Statutes, requires all recipients of grant funds managed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to ensure all third-parties are registered with and use the E-Verify system to verify the work authorization statues of all new employees, In addition, third-party contractual agreements must contain language stating these requirements.

Federal Audit Clearinghouse (FAC)

Entities receiving more than $750,000 in total federal funding (from all federal agencies) are required to submit an audit compliant with 2 CFR 200, Subpart F. Part of the requirements detail the submission process, which mandates upload to the Federal Audit Clearinghouse (FAC). OCJG is required, as a pass-through entity, to verify compliance with these audit requirements.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.