Grants Management Bureau

4491 Cerrillos Rd.
P.O. Box 1628
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Ph: (505) 827-3347

 2017 Edward Byrne Memorial
Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program

The State of New Mexico – Department of Public Safety is soliciting applications for the 2017 Department of Justice/Bureau of Justice Assistance Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program.

The JAG program provides states, tribes, and units of local government funds to support state, tribal, and local law enforcement activities.

The following funding priorities have been established for the 2017 JAG program:

  • Law Enforcement Programs
  • Prevention and Education Programs

All applications are due no later than 5:00 PM (MDT) on August 25, 2017 to the New Mexico Department of Public Safety – Grants Management Bureau. Submit one application electronically to, AND one by mail to P.O. Box 1628, 4491 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-1628.

2017 Grant Application Documents


If a Sub-Grantee is awarded funding under the 2017 JAG Program, they will be required to complete and submit the following certifications along with their Sub-Grantee Agreement.

Forms to be used for managing Sub-Grant Agreements with the Grants Management Bureau
Helpful Links
  • If your grant comes through the Department of Justice, the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Financial Guide serves as the primary reference manual to assist award recipients in fulfilling their fiduciary responsibility to safeguard grant funds and ensure funds are used for the purposes for which they were awarded.
  • New Mexico Administrative Code 10.10.3 governing the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.
OMB Circulars and Other Important Links

It is the responsibility of each agency receiving federal funds, whether directly or through the State Administering Agency, to comply with the federal guidelines contained in the circulars.  For your convenience, below are links to applicable OMB Circulars.  For additional information on grants management and to obtain copies of the most current circulars and attachments, please visit

On December 26, 2013, OMB issued new guidance that provides a government-wide framework for grants management (Federal Register, 12/26/2013). The new guidance, the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 C.F.R. Part 200), streamlines the Federal Government’s administrative, cost, and audit requirements, and has been implemented by DOJ via DOJ regulation at 2 C.F.R. Part 2800.

The new guidance supersedes the following OMB requirements:

  • OMB Circular A-21, Cost Principles for Educational Institutions;
  • OMB Circular A-87, Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments;
  • OMB Circular A-89, Federal Domestic Assistance Program Information;
  • OMB Circular A-102, Grant Awards and Cooperative Agreements with State and Local Governments (Common Rule);
  • OMB Circular A-110, Uniform Administrative Requirements for Awards and other Agreements, Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and other Non-Profit Organizations;
  • OMB Circular A-122, Cost Principles for Non-Profit Organizations;
  • OMB Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations; and
  • Sections of OMB Circular A-50, Audit Follow-up.
States, local governments, and Indian Tribes follow these Circulars:
Educational Institutions (even if part of a State or local government) follow these Circulars:
Non-Profit Organizations follow these Circulars:
Common Rules
  • “Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments,” (28 CFR Part 66).  This Common Rule contains government-wide fiscal and administrative conditions governing Federal grants and cooperative agreements and sub awards to State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments.
  • “Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements (Including Sub-Awards) with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and other Non-Profit Organizations,” (28 CFR Part 70).  This Common Rule contains uniform administrative requirements for DOJ grants and agreements with institutions of higher education, hospitals, and other non-profit organizations.  It also contains rules governing how State, local, and tribal governments shall administer sub-awards to non-governmental entities.
  • “New Restrictions on Lobbying, (28 CFR Part 69).
  • “Government-wide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Grants),” (28 CFR Part 83).