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5.1 Acronyms

A Note for Readers

To reduce clutter and ease reading, we have used acronyms instead of the full phrasings for organizations, positions, and other items referenced more than once in the Guide. For the reader’s convenience, the list of acronyms is organized alphabetically.

ACH Automated Clearing House
ADP Automatic Data Processing
ARRA The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
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BJA Bureau of Justice Assistance
BPIs Border Prosecution Initiatives
BVP Bulletproof Vest Partnership
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CAP Corrective Action Plan
CCR Central Contractor Registration
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CFDA Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
CFR Code of Federal Regulations
CJICS Criminal Justice Information and Communication Systems
COPS Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
CSB Customer Service Branch (of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer)
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DHS U.S. Department of Homeland Security
DOJ U.S. Department of Justice
DUNS Data Universal Numbering System
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EFT Electronic funds transfer
EIN Employer Identification Number
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FAC Federal Audit Clearinghouse
FAQs Frequently Asked Questions
FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FFATA Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act
FFR Federal Financial Report (SF-425)
FPOC Financial Point of Contact
FSR Financial Status Report
FSRS FFATA Subaward Reporting System
FTR Federal Travel Regulation
FY Fiscal Year
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GAN Grant Adjustment Notice
GAO U.S. Government Accountability Office
GMS Grants Management System
GPRS Grant Payment Request System
GSA U.S. General Services Administration
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HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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ICAC Internet Crimes Against Children
IDES Internet Data Entry System
IFB Invitation for Bid
IRS Internal Revenue Service
IT Information Technology
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JABG Juvenile Accountability Block Grant
JAG Justice Assistance Grant
JJA Juvenile Justice Act
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LEA Law Enforcement Agency
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M&IE Meals and Incidental Expenses
MPIN Marketing Partner Identification Number
MTDC Modified Total Direct Cost
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NBPI Northern Border Prosecution Initiative
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NIJ National Institute of Justice
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OCFO Office of the Chief Financial Officer
OCR Office for Civil Rights (of the Office of Justice Programs)
OIG Office of the Inspector General
OJJDP Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
OJP Office of Justice Programs
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OVC Office for Victims of Crime
OVW Office on Violence Against Women
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PAPRS Phone Activated Payment Request System (replaced by GPRS)
P/E Purchase of Evidence
P/I Purchase of Specific Information
PMT Performance Measurement Tool
POV Privately owned vehicle
PPOC Programmatic point of contact
P/S Purchase of Services
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RFP Request for Proposal
RISS Regional Information Sharing Systems
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SAM System for Award Management
SCAAP State Criminal Alien Assistance Program
SES Senior Executive Service
SF-424 Standard Form 424
SF-425 Standard Form 425
SF-SAC Standard Form-Single Audit Component
SOW Statement of Work
STOP Services Training Officers Prosecutors
(Violence Against Women OVW formula grant program)
SWBPI Southwest Border Prosecution Initiative
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Treasury U.S. Department of the Treasury
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U.S.C. United States Code
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VOCA Victims of Crime Act
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XML Extensible Markup Language
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