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Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe's Victim Services Program

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Competitive Discretionary
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $417,336)

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, Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe will hire a victim advocate who will serve all victims of crime. With this funding, Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe will pay for salary, benefits, travel, training, and supplies for the advocate. While the focus will be on serving all victims of crime, there will be an emphasis on serving child, elderly, and domestic violence victims of crime.

Date Created: October 22, 2020