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Department of Justice Application Season is Here! 

Prepare early — any time during the year — to ensure your registration and users are up to date in the systems involved in the application process. Review the DOJ Grant Application Submission Checklist to identify which actions you can take now and what to expect when you start an application. 

When available, OVC funding opportunities will be listed on this page. Subscribe to News From OVC to receive funding announcements.

The Fiscal Year 2024 Department of Justice Grants Program Plan summarizes details about OVC funding opportunities that we expect to release, or have released, this fiscal year. The Program Plan also provides information about funding from other U.S. Department of Justice grant-making Components.

Visit our How to Apply for Funding page for tips and answers to frequently asked questions about applying for OVC funding.

OVC Funding Opportunities

OVC FY24 Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act State-Run Hate Crime Reporting Hotlines

Closing Date
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This program will provide funding for state agencies to establish state-run hate crime reporting hotlines designed to assist victims who might otherwise be reluctant to report hate crimes.

OVC FY24 Expanding Access to Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations

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This program will support the development or expansion of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner/Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SANE/SAFE) programs using a coordinated community response strategy (Purpose Area 1) and the provision of training and technical assistance (Purpose Area 2).

OVC FY24 Field-Generated Solicitation: Increasing Options and Expanding Access for Victims of Crime

Closing Date
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OVC seeks field-generated proposals that offer innovative solutions that will increase access to victim services and expand the options available to crime victims, especially in underserved communities. This solicitation encourages prospective applicants to partner with nontraditional partners that may not be typically associated with the victim services field.

OVC FY24 Meeting the Basic Needs of Crime Victims in Underserved Communities

Closing Date
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OVC seeks to fund organizations to provide for the basic needs of crime victims, such as transportation, temporary and transitional housing, clothing, food, and other items necessary for their well-being, healing, or safety. Applicants should have experience providing direct services to crime victims in communities that have been historically marginalized, adversely affected by inequality, and disproportionately impacted by crime, violence, and victimization.

U.S. Department of Justice Funding Opportunity

FY24 Tribal Access Program

Closing Date: August 30, 2024

The Tribal Access Program (TAP) improves public safety by providing Tribes the ability to access and exchange data with national crime information databases, such as the FBI’s National Crime Information Center.

Using TAP, Tribes have shared information about missing persons; entered domestic violence orders of protection for nationwide enforcement; registered convicted sex offenders; run criminal histories; located fugitives; entered bookings and convictions; and completed fingerprint-based record checks for non-criminal justice purposes such as screening employees or volunteers who work with children.

Federally recognized Tribes and intertribal consortia are eligible to apply. TAP is funded by the Office for Victims of Crime, the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking, the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, and the Office on Violence Against Women.

TAP will host informational webinars describing the program and its capabilities on the following dates and times (eastern time).

  • Tuesday, July 16, 2024: 2:00 p.m. eastern time
  • Wednesday, July 31, 2024: 11:00 a.m. eastern time
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2024: 2:00 p.m. eastern time
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2024: 11:00 a.m. eastern time
  • Thursday, August 22, 2024: 2:00 p.m. eastern time
  • Tuesday, August 27, 2024: 11:00 a.m. eastern time
  • Thursday, August 29, 2024: 2:00 p.m. eastern time

Email [email protected] with the webinar date you are interested in attending.