2015 Seminar Schedule Announced

2015 Financial Management Seminars

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) offers grantees a limited number of two-day financial management training seminars. For 2015, we are offering four seminars, all of which will take place in Washington, DC.Registration will open for the April and June Financial Management Seminars on January 14, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. EST. Registration for the September and December Seminars will become available on June 3, 2015at 12pm EST.¬†As an alternative to attending a live seminar, we encourage grantees to take advantage of the free online grants financial management training course designed specifically for DOJ grantees. This online course covers the same topics as the live seminar and the completion of this course fulfills any requirement for training that is required by your grant. To access this training, please visit the DOJ Grants Financial Management Online Training site.

The Financial Management Training Seminars are designed for individuals responsible for the financial administration of discretionary and/or formula grants awarded from Federal grant-in-aid programs administered by the Bureaus and Offices of DOJ/OJP, including the: Bureau of Justice Assistance; Bureau of Justice Statistics; National Institute of Justice; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; Office for Victims of Crime; the Community Capacity Development Office; and the Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking Office. Officials from OJP's Office of the Chief Financial Officer lead each live seminar.

Pre-registration and explicit approval to attend the live seminars is mandatory. Due to security concerns, only pre-registered participants are admitted. All attendees must bring picture ID for admittance.

There is no registration fee for the seminars. However, attendees are responsible for all costs associated with their participation in a seminar, including transportation, lodging, and meals. The seminar format is informal and participants are invited to dress casually. Attendance is limited, so register as soon as possible. Online registration is most optimal since the seminars usually are filled, with a waiting list, in less than 24 hours. Please note that registering for a seminar does not guarantee you can attend. All enrolled applicants undergo an approval process and are notified via a second email of their final registration status approximately 3 weeks after registration. 

Register online

Register by mail:
Attn: RFMTS Registrar
Educational Services, Inc.
4350 East West Highway, Suite 1100
Bethesda, MD 20814

Register by fax: 240-744-7005

Register by phone: 240-744-7091

For questions and/or comments please e-mail rfmtsregistrar@esi-dc.com.