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Expired Funding Opportunities

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This page presents expired funding opportunities from OVC. Use the search filters below to find specific solicitations. Click on a solicitation title to see details about the solicitation along with any resulting awards.

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OVC FY 2019 Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims

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The purpose of this solicitation is to address an urgent gap in crime victim services related to the opioid epidemic and to expand upon existing or establish new programs to provide services to children and youth who are victimized as the result of the opioid crisis. OVC anticipates that this solicitation will support service providers in expanding their current scope and expertise to ensure that children and youth, the most vulnerable victims impacted by the opioid crisis, are supported as they heal from the impact of crime and substance abuse.

OVC FY 2019 Transforming America's Response to Elder Abuse: Mobilizing Attorneys for Older Victims of Abuse & Financial Exploitation

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This program will provide increased legal services for older victims of crime (particularly in rural areas), educate attorneys and allied professionals about the needs of older victims, and increase coordinated multidisciplinary responses in supporting older victims of crime. OVC will conduct a pre-application webinar on June 24, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. e.t. Register at www.ovc.gov/grants/webinars.html. Apply by July 15, 2019.

OVC FY 2019 Specialized Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance and Resource Development

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This program seeks to: (1) enhance the quality of services available to assist victims of human trafficking by providing specialized training and technical assistance (TTA) to stakeholders; (2) develop resources that commemorate the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Trafficking Victim Protection Act to raise public awareness, promote community outreach, and create educational activities to address human trafficking; and (3) develop a resource to improve the response to victims of human trafficking. Applicants may apply for one or more of the following purpose areas (PAs).

OVC FY 2019 Building State Technology Capacity and Elder Abuse Hotlines

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This program seeks ambitious yet viable proposals from Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Formula State Administrating Agencies (SAA) to implement visionary statewide technology programs to enhance victims' access to services, foster innovation and efficiency in the provision of services, improve the quality of services, and improve the accessibility and responsiveness of victim service organizations.

OVC FY 2019 VOCA Victim Assistance

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Under this solicitation, the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will award each eligible state victim assistance program an annual grant to support eligible crime victim assistance programs in that state or territory. Eligible crime victim assistance programs are those that are operated by a public agency or nonprofit organization, or a combination of such agencies or organizations or of both such agencies and organizations, and provide services to victims of crime, and that meet the other requirements set out in 42 U.S.C. §§ 10603 (b)(1).

OVC FY 2019 Transforming America's Response to Elder Abuse: Enhanced Multidisciplinary Teams (E-MDTs) for Older Victims of Abuse and Financial Exploitation

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OVC is seeking applications for funding to support the development and/or enhancement of multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs) and to strengthen the capacity of "enhanced MDTs" to better identify and respond to cases of abuse and more comprehensively serve and support victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation by also funding a National Elder Abuse Training and Technical Assistance Center. OVC will conduct a pre-application webinar on June 17, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. e.t. Register at www.ovc.gov/grants/webinars.html. Apply by July 8, 2019.

OVC FY 2019 Transforming Family Justice Center Services: Creating New Pathways of Hope and Healing for Polyvictims

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OVC seeks to expand the work and lessons learned from OVC's FY 2016 demonstration initiative, "A Pathway to Justice, Healing, and Hope: Addressing Polyvictimization in a Family Justice Center." Purpose Area 1: OVC expects to fund up to six FJCs or similar co-located service model agencies to: implement the validated assessment tool (see Appendix A); increase partnerships with traditional and non-traditional FJC services to serve identified polyvictims more holistically; expand case management services to include a thorough understanding of the specific needs of the survivors; and build capacit

OVC FY 2019 Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking

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The purpose of this program is to improve outcomes for children and youth who are victims of labor and sex trafficking by integrating human trafficking policy and programming at the state or tribal jurisdiction level and enhancing coordinated, multidisciplinary, and statewide approaches to serving trafficked youth. Applicants should identify the state or tribe’s greatest barriers to identifying and assisting child and youth victims of sex and labor trafficking and/or to investigating and prosecuting these trafficking cases, and propose a program to systematically address those barriers.

OVC FY 2019 Field-Generated Innovations in Assistance to Victims of Human Trafficking

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To meet the needs of a rapidly evolving anti-trafficking field, and to best serve victims of human trafficking, OVC is seeking innovative ideas to enhance identification of and services for victims. Proposed projects should develop or enhance promising practices, models, and victim-centered programs, or apply them in innovative ways, to build the capacity of victim service providers to close gaps in assisting all victims of sex and labor trafficking in the United States. OVC will conduct a pre-application webinar on May 9, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. e.t. Register at www.ovc.gov/grants/webinars.html.

OVC FY 2019 Enhancing Language and Other Access to Services

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This program seeks to enhance language access services for crime victims to break down barriers that prevent many individuals from reporting crimes and accessing the services they need after crime victimization. Funding will support the provision of direct services, the development of language access plans, and will expand the capacity of community-based organizations within linguistically specific communities to address the needs of victims of all types of crime. OVC will conduct a pre-application webinar on May 14, 2019, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. e.t. Register at www.ovc.gov/grants/webinars.html.

OVC FY 2019 Advancing the Use of Technology to Assist Victims of Crime

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Through this program, OVC will support national-scope initiatives and regional initiatives (that can be replicated nationally) to maximize the use of technology to improve and increase access to crime victim services. Projects could include, but are not limited to: (1) Development of new national app(s) or creation of another technology platform designed to serve victims of crime. (2) Development of regionally focused app(s) or creation of another technology platform designed to serve victims of crime.

BJA FY 19 Enhanced Collaborative Model (ECM) Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking: Supporting Law Enforcement's Role

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The purpose of this solicitation is to support law enforcement entities in building capacity and operational effectiveness as a core member of a collaborative, multidisciplinary human trafficking task force. Eligible applicants must operate as part of a multidisciplinary human trafficking task force and identify and partner with victim service providers to offer comprehensive services to all victims of human trafficking.

OVC FY 2019 Reducing Child Fatalities and Recurring Child Injuries Caused by Crime Victimization

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This program will fund demonstration sites to examine current responses and approaches to addressing child fatalities (e.g., child fatality review teams) and expand partnerships (e.g., multidisciplinary teams, community collaboratives); transform community response to more strategically and effectively address serious child injuries, near- fatalities, and deaths due to crime victimization; and share findings and lessons learned.

OVC FY 2018 Integrated Services for Minor Victims of Human Trafficking

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This program is designed to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to assist minor (under the age of 18) victims of human trafficking. Organizations funded under this program will provide (directly and through partnerships) a comprehensive array of services that minor victims of human trafficking often require to address their needs for safety, security, and healing. Funded applicants will be expected to serve minor victims of both labor trafficking and sex trafficking. OVC will conduct a pre-application webinar on February 20, 2019, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. e.t.

OVC FY 2018 Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims

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OVC is seeking applications to support crime victims and to enhance community-driven responses to the current opioid crisis. Under Purpose Area 1, applicants will develop and execute plans to support children and youth directly at the community or jurisdictional level. Applicants are expected to work with an OVC-designated national training and technical assistance provider to further enhance these efforts and contribute to the growing body of knowledge about these issues and underscore successful practices.

OVC FY 2018 Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) for Crime Victim Compensation and Assistance

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Supplemental crime victim compensation and crime victim assistance following mass violence or domestic terrorism incidents. AEAP is a mechanism by which the Director of OVC may award supplemental crime victim compensation and crime victim assistance to respond to an act of terrorism or mass criminal violence. The criminal act must be of sufficient magnitude that it overwhelms the affected jurisdiction's or program's ability to respond to the event.

OVC FY 2018 Non-competitive Comprehensive Services for Victims of All Forms of Human Trafficking Invitation to Apply

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The primary goal of this invitation to apply is to enhance the quality and quantity of services available to assist victims of all forms of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, as amended, by enhancing interagency collaboration and the coordinated community response to victims of human trafficking, and through the provision of high-quality services that address the individual needs of trafficking victims.

OVC FY 2018 Non-Competitive Human Trafficking Enhanced Collaborative Model (ECM) Invitation to Apply

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administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and OVC. Each applicant was eligible to apply for between $600,000 and $900,000 with a combined level of federal funding for each task force not to exceed $1.5 million. In FY 2016, OVC made 22 grant awards to victim service organizations, and BJA made 22 awards to corresponding law enforcement partner agencies that demonstrated a history of providing services for victims of human trafficking.

OVC FY 2018 Service, Support & Justice: A Strategy to Enhance Law Enforcement Response to Victims

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The Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) initiative follows a multifaceted approach involving a demonstration project, intensive technical assistance to support the participating sites, and an evaluation. The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) will continue to provide intensive technical assistance to the three law enforcement agencies participating in the demonstration project as they implement the ELERV strategy.

OVC FY 2018 National Resource Centers for Research, Evaluation and Reaching

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The Vision 21: National Resource Centers on Research, Evaluation and Reaching Underserved Victims solicitation will provide funding to support training and technical assistance supports that improve our nation's responses to crime victims. This solicitation will provide continuation funding for two resource centers, the Center for Victim Research operated by the Justice Research and Statistics Association, and the Underserved Victims Resource Center operated by the Vera Institute of Justice.

OVC FY 2018 Child Victims and Witnesses Going to Court: A Package of Support Materials

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This project is developing free, accessible, and customizable materials to support child and youth victims and witnesses and their caregivers as they navigate and experience the justice system. The materials will be child- and youth-centered; trauma-informed; and developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate. Through additional funding, this project will expand to meet the needs identified in a national-scope needs assessment.