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

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
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

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
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

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
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

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
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

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
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

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
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.

OVC FY 2018 Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
The Vision 21: Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth program seeks to address the enduring issue of child and youth victimization by bringing together all of the relevant systems and professionals to establish a seamless coordinated approach.

OVC FY 2018 Fellowship Program Invitation to Apply

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
The purpose of this program is to recommend six invited applications for third and final year continuation funding under the Office for Victims of Crime Fiscal Year 2018 Fellowship Program. The invitation for continuation funding is being made available only to the following: Erin Albright (Purpose Area - Human Trafficking Task Forces) 2016-VF-GX-K014 up to $150,000. Kristy Hana Cho (Purpose Area - Human Trafficking Survivor-Informed Services) 2016-VF-GX-K015 up to $150,000. Kathryn Hennecy Floyd (Purpose Area - Mass Violence and Terrorism) 2016-VF-GX-K032 up to $150,000. Jo E.

OVC FY 2018 Tribal Set-Aside Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
The primary goal of the cooperative agreement(s) awarded under the FY 2018 Tribal Set-Aside Training and Technical Assistance Program solicitation is to provide resources and training and technical assistance to Indian tribes and tribal consortia that receive grant funds from OVC through the FY18 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program, to enhance their response to victims of crime, their families, and the community.

OVC FY 2018 Enhancing Access to Services Program

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Many victims of crime, particularly those from limited English proficient, Deaf, and hard-of-hearing communities, may experience barriers that prevent them from accessing critical services. This program will enhance language access and direct services in affected communities and enhance the work of community-based organizations and programs working to help victims report crimes and access services they need to heal in the aftermath of crime victimization.

OVC FY 2018 Tribal Victim Services Resources Mapping Project

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
The Vision 21 Tribal Victim Services Resource Mapping Project aims to increase access to services for AI/AN victims of crime by cataloguing existing comprehensive services for AI/AN victims.

OVC FY 2018 Field-Generated Innovations in Addressing Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
OVC seeks applications which focus on elder financial exploitation through innovative collaborations between the financial industry and others to better detect and respond to victims. These efforts should build the capacity of victim service providers and financial industry representatives to enhance fraud detection and provide trauma-informed, age-appropriate services and resources for victims.

OVC FY 2018 Victim Assistance Fellowship Program: Translation and Dissemination of Statistical Data

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
The individual awarded funding under this fellowship will enhance the efforts of OVC and the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) to meet the crime victim services field’s need to improve the integration of statistical data and findings into the victim services practice. The successful candidate must demonstrate substantial knowledge of data and research related to victimization and victim services, and have the skills to communicate orally and in writing with a broad audience of stakeholders. Preference will be given to applicants with a background in statistics or survey methodology.

OVC FY 2018 Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Under Category 1 of this solicitation, OVC seeks applications from state or tribal jurisdictions to 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 cases, and to develop a statewide or tribal jurisdictionwide strategy to address these challenges.

OVC FY 2018 Field-Generated Innovations in Assistance to Victims of Human Trafficking

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
OVC seeks applications to develop or enhance promising practices, models, and programs, or apply them in innovative ways, to build the capacity of victim service providers to assist victims of human trafficking in two purpose areas. Funding under Purpose Area 1 will support the identification of promising practices and the delivery of evidence-based, trauma-informed clinical, mental health, and substance abuse services within a system of care, as clinically necessary, for victims of human trafficking.

BJA FY 18 Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Program

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date

The purpose of the Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Program is to support the development and enhancement of multidisciplinary human trafficking task forces that implement collaborative approaches to combating all forms of human trafficking within the United States' sex trafficking and labor trafficking of foreign nationals and U.S. citizens (of all sexes and ages).

OVC FY 2018 Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth Training and Technical Assistance

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
This solicitation will fund one organization to provide comprehensive training and technical assistance (TTA) to support state-level demonstration projects funded under OVC’s Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth (LSC) Demonstration Initiative. The LSC approach seeks to ensure every child entering various systems is assessed for victimization; that children and their families are provided comprehensive and coordinated services to fully address their needs; and that practices and policies are established to sustain this approach long term.

OVC FY 2018 Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
OVC and the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will make awards to support law enforcement and victim service provider efforts within human trafficking task forces under the following purpose areas (PAs). PA 1: Funding is intended to help task forces with critical first steps related to starting up a multidisciplinary task force. PA 2: Eligible applicants are task forces that were funded in FY15 under PA 1 of the Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force Program. The FY18 PA 2 supports continued activities and planning for task force sustainability.

OVC FY 2018 Building State Technology Capacity

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
OVC seeks ambitious yet viable proposals from Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Formula State Administrating Agencies (SAAs) or outside organizations who partner with existing SAAs 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 expects to make an unspecified number of awards of up to $750,000 with an estimated total amount awarded of up to $7 million.

OVC FY 2018 Initiative to Enhance Crime Victims' Rights Enforcement and Victim Access to Legal Assistance

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
This initiative is intended to expand on federal, state, local, and tribal efforts to enforce crime victims’ rights. One managing training and technical assistance (TTA) provider will be selected under this initiative, which, in turn, will competitively select up to six subgrantee clinics. OVC expects to make one award totaling $6.9 million to the managing TTA provider for a 3-year award period, beginning on October 1, 2018.

OVC FY 2018 Advancing Hospital-Based Victim Services

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
In an effort to expand the use of hospitals and other medical facilities as an entry point to increase support for victims of crime, improve their outcomes, and prevent chances for repeat victimization, this solicitation will fund up to eight demonstration sites to implement or expand hospital-based/affiliated programs to support crime victims using evidence-based models and practices with victim-centered approaches (Purpose Area 1).

OVC FY 2018 Law Enforcement-Based Direct Victim Services and TA Program

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
OVC is seeking applications in two purpose areas. Purpose Area 1 (PA 1) supports direct victim assistance service grants to state, tribal, and local law enforcement in small, mid-sized, and large jurisdictions, to hire victim service staff to develop new, or enhance existing, law enforcement-based victim service programs and partnerships in high-crime areas to improve rights and services for victims. Purpose Area 2 (PA 2) will support a technical assistance program to help build the capacity of the PA 1 sites to better serve all victims of crime.

OVC FY 2018 Vision 21: Advancing the Use of Technology to Assist Victims of Crime

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
This program will provide project funding to eligible nonprofit organizations that propose to develop, use, and strategize the use of technology in innovative ways to interact directly with crime victims and provide information, referral, crisis assistance, and longer term help. Through this solicitation, OVC seeks to support organizations which demonstrate innovative strategies to create, expand, or enhance the use of technology initiatives on a national or nationally replicable scale to improve response, services, and access for victims of crime.

OVC FY 2018 Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Revised 6/1/18. The purpose of this program is to enhance the quality and quantity of specialized services available to assist victims of human trafficking, as defined by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, as amended. OVC is interested in supporting programs that focus on one or more of these priority areas: 1) housing services, 2) economic and leadership empowerment and/or education services, 3) mental health services, 4) substance abuse services, and 5) legal services.