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DOJ Workforce Planning: Grant-Making Components Should Enhance the Utility of Their Staffing Models
GAO-13-92: Published: Dec 14, 2012. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 2012.
The Department of Justice's (DOJ) three grant-making components--the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)--have partially met five of six leading practices, and fully met another, to ensure that the staffing models the contractor prepared for each of them to assess their workloads and workforce c...
Transit Grants: Department of Labor's Certification Process
T-RCED-00-157: Published: Apr 25, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed its preliminary observations on the timeliness of the Department of Labor's (DOL) certification process for transit grants, focusing on: (1) DOL's process for issuing certifications for grant applications; (2) how DOL defines and calculates how long it takes to issue certifications; and (3) the trends and factors affecting the length of DOL's cert...
Use of Preapplications To Improve the Grant Application Process
106792: Aug 7, 1978
There is an opportunity for improving the grant application process in a number of discretionary grant programs through the use of a preapplication process. The term "preapplication" refers to a process involving submission of a shortened preliminary proposal for review. The grantor agency then advises the applicant on the likelihood of funding for the proposed project. Such a process would encour...