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Byrne JAG Informational Resources and FAQs

FAQs #4

Posted 11/17/14: PDF

CLARIFICATION to Budget Instructions

It has been brought to our attention that the instructions within the Budget section of the Byrne JAG Request for Proposal (Section VIII, pages 27-29) are somewhat confusing. BSCC is providing the following clarification to the budget instructions, as follows (this information will also be posted to the BSCC website):

  1. Budget Line Item Totals: As stated in the RFP, the applicant should complete one table (as shown on page 28) for each of the three grant years. The table must include a grand total for each of the seven categories listed in the table. As a part of this section, the applicant may also provide detailed line-item calculations under each category. Please see JAG Sample Budget Tables (PDF). Each table may be more than one page. Please note that the budget tables are separate attachments, not included in the page limit assigned to the Budget Narrative.

  2. Budget Narrative: As per the instructions in the RFP, the applicant must limit the budget narrative to five (5) pages. The narrative is separate from the budget tables. In this section, the applicants should address rating factors 8.1 through 8.9. Please note for rating factors 8.3 and 8.8, the applicant must complete budget line-item narrative for budget items 1-7 (as per instructions starting on page 28). Please see JAG Sample Budget Narrative (PDF).

We apologize for any confusion this has caused. Please be advised that no applicant will be disqualified based solely on the budget section. The samples provided here are provided for guidance only and represent one example of an acceptable format. BSCC staff will work with prospective applicants during the Technical Review period to address any major concerns.

CORRECTION to RFP, page 21, JAG Proposal Checklist:

CORRECTION to RFP, page 37, Appendix F – Sample Board Resolution:

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This page will be updated as additional questions are submitted. Please check back each week for updates.

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