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Fort Peck Tribes OVC Set-Aside 2020

Award Information

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

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $778,016)

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, the Ft. Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes will: 1) hire a 1.0 FTE Trauma-Informed Advocate and a 1.0 FTE Education & Awareness Outreach Coordinator; 2) purchase furnishings, a security system, and household supplies to support the operation of a domestic violence shelter; 3) buy equipment and supplies for traditional crafting activities; and 4) develop educational materials to assist with community education and outreach activities.


Date Created: October 22, 2020