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OVC Tribal Victims Service Set Aside Formula

Award Information

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Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Congressional District
Past Project Period End Date
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $379,982)

DOJ and OVC have long recognized the critical need to support American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) victims of crime. Over time, OVC has conducted a number of tribal consultations and listening sessions to gather input from our AI/AN partners regarding the Crime Victims Fund tribal victim services set-aside. Based on the information gathered, OVC will allocate the FY 2020 funding by an interim discretionary administrative formula. The formula being used was created with significant input from tribal leaders and from the information gathered from the consultations and listening sessions. Under this award, Native Village of Port Heiden requested funding to plan, develop, and implement a Port Heiden Wellness Program that will assist people to heal from the issues of abuse, neglect, and domestic violence. With this funding, Native Village of Port Heiden will: 1) hire a part-time Tribal Court Director; 2) hire a part-time victim services coordinator to assist crime victims; 3) purchase a vehicle to assist with the lack of adequate transportation for victim services; and 4) provide supplies and equipment for group activities and victim services staff.


Date Created: October 22, 2020