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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 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 2018 VOCA Victim Compensation

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The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will award each eligible state victim compensation program an annual grant equal to 60 percent of what the state spent in state-funded benefits two years previously, other than amounts awarded for property damage. Funds under this program shall be used by the states and territories for awards of compensation benefits to crime victims, with the following exception: states may retain up to five percent of their total grant for administrative and training purposes.

OVC FY 2018 2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Resource Guide

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OVC will award one cooperative agreement to conceptualize, develop, and produce a comprehensive kit in English and Spanish that will serve as a resource for the victim services field to support efforts to heighten public awareness of crime victim issues nationwide during National Crime Victims' Rights Week in April 2019, and throughout the year. This year, the development of the NCVRW Theme Video will be included in the solicitation.

OVC FY 17 Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) for Crime Victim Compensation and Assistance

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The Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) is a mechanism by which the Director of OVC may award supplemental crime victim compensation and assistance to respond to an act of terrorism or mass criminal violence. The criminal act has to be of sufficient magnitude that it overwhelms the affected jurisdiction's or program's ability to respond to the event. This is a restricted solicitation because the program is intended to respond to specific cases of terrorism and mass violence. Only after OVC has consulted with an eligible organization can an application be submitted.

OVC FY 17 Vision 21: Integrated Services for Victims Program: Increasing Access to Mental Health Services for Victims of Crime

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Vision 21 Integrated Services for Victims Program: Increasing Access to Mental Health Services for Victims of Crime (Vision 21 ISV Program), consists of three purpose areas: (1) developing a suicide prevention gatekeeper training curriculum to increase the capacity of crime victim advocates to help prevent suicide; (2) increasing access to services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault who have a serious mental illness; and (3) increasing access to mental health services for traditionally underserved victims of crime.

OVC FY 17 Developing Future Victim Specialists for Indian Country

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The goal of this project is to begin building a pipeline of victim service professionals that will serve American Indian /Alaska Native victims in locations that are often remote and where positions are often hard to fill. This program will work to identify students in relevant disciplines (e.g., sociology, social work, psychology, etc.) to serve in victim service positions either at BIA or in tribally based victim service programs.

OVC FY 17 Mass Violence and Victimization Resource Center (MV Center)

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OVC recognizes that federal, state, local, and tribal government and organizations must become better prepared and equipped to appropriately plan for, respond to, and fully support victims and communities affected by mass violence. The goal of this solicitation is to establish a Mass Violence Center.

OVC FY 17 Building and Enhancing Partnerships to Support Incarcerated Survivors of Sexual Abuse Invitation to Apply

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This solicitation is intended to support the development and enhancement of partnerships between correction agencies and community based victim service providers with the goal of increasing access to outside support services for incarcerated survivors of sexual abuse. Eligible applicants shall be nonprofit organizations (including tribal nonprofit organizations) with a demonstrated knowledge of and experience with providing support services to victims of sexual abuse and/or rape crisis coalitions, and a strong desire to provide victim support services to incarcerated survivor.

OVC FY 17 Fellowship Program

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In May 2013, OVC released the Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report. The Vision 21 initiative was the first comprehensive assessment of the field in nearly 15 years. This solicitation seeks fellowship proposals that further the goals of Vision 21 by supporting OVC'™s efforts to provide training, technical assistance, capacity building, assessment, or strategic planning.

OVC FY 17 Using Telemedicine Technology to Enhance Access to Sexual Assault Forensic Exams Invitation to Apply

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The purpose of this project is to create or expand a statewide telemedicine center for sexual assault medical forensic exams. The center will be staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with highly trained, experienced SANEs or SAFEs licensed to practice in the state. The ultimate goal of the project is to improve the care for sexual assault victims and the delivery of sexual assault forensic exams at the state level through the use of telemedicine technology.

OVC FY 17 American Indian/Alaska Native Training and Technical Assistance Program Invitation to Apply

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The OVC AI/AN victim assistance program assists communities with developing comprehensive, culturally appropriate victim-centered services, and includes funding to AI/AN communities through both the DOJ Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS): Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities (CJA) Purpose Area 6 and the Comprehensive Tribal Victim Assistance (CTVA) Program Purpose Area 7, and the OVC Vision 21 Community Wellness Centers. Children’s Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities (CTAS Purpose Area 6) - The CJA program assists AI/AN communities in devel

OVC FY17 Victim Assistance Professional Development Fellowship Program: Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation Invitation to Apply

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An OVC Fellow placed in the Department of Justice Civil Division, Elder Justice Initiative, will continue to develop trainings for law enforcement, medical practitioners, and researchers regarding elder abuse and financial fraud. The Fellow will assist the Department in improving federal law enforcement responses to victims of elder abuse and financial fraud.

OVC FY 17 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 17 VOCA Victim Compensation

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
Closing Date
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will award each eligible state victim compensation program an annual grant equal to 60 percent of what the state spent in state-funded benefits two years previously, other than amounts awarded for property damage. Funds under this program shall be used by the states and territories for awards of compensation benefits to crime victims, with the following exception: states may retain up to five percent of their total grant for administrative and training purposes.

OVC FY 17 Increasing Legal Access to Victims of Crime: Innovations in Access to Justice Programs

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OVC will provide, in total, approximately $8.15 million in funding for legal services for three distinct projects that will enhance legal access for crime victims, foster technological innovation, and provide training and technical assistance to those involved in the initiatives. OVC anticipates that it will make awards under three distinct purpose areas. •Purpose Area 1 – Increase Capacity and Access to Civil Legal Help for Crime Victims Through Legal Fellows Program (Legal Fellows Program) - one award, up to $4,000,000, for a 2-year performance period. •Purpose Area 2 – Using Technology/Ot

OVC FY 17 Vision 21 Victim Assistance Professional Development Fellowship Program: Translation and Dissemination of Statistical Data

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The Victim Assistance Professional Development Fellowship Program supports individuals to work in fellowship positions at the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). Fellowship grantees each work in a particular topic area enhancing and extending OVC efforts to develop and replicate innovative programs that serve crime victims. The overarching goal of this fellowship is to assist OVC and the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in meeting the crime victim services field's need for improving the integration of statistical data and findings into victim services practice.

OVC FY 17 Vision 21: Using Technology to Expand National and International Access to Victim Services Invitation to Apply

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This continuation funding, which will be offered via letters of invitation, will continue to support 2 competitive discretionary cooperative agreements awarded under the FY 14 Vision 21: Using Technology to Expand National and International Access to Victim Services solicitation. This program plan estimates funding through the final planned two years of the programs' activities, to be funded as one final continuation cooperative agreement for each award. This funding is by invitation only.

OVC FY 17 Supporting Male Survivors of Violence Invitation to Apply

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The Supporting Male Survivors of Violence (SMSV) Initiative seeks to improve responses to male survivors of violence, particularly boys and men of color, and their families, and to dedicate technical assistance to support these efforts. This solicitation will be used to provide FY 17 funding to the SMSV technical assistance provider, the Healing Justice Alliance, and the 12 participating SMSV demonstration sites. The additional funding will be used to bolster the demonstration site efforts and ensure HJA has the resources necessary to support the sites engaged in this important work.

OVC FY 17 Service, Support & Justice: A Strategy to Enhance Law Enforcement Response to Victims Invitation to Apply

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The Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims (ELERV) project follows a multifaceted approach involving a demonstration project, intensive technical assistance to support the demonstration sites, and an evaluation. During the next 3 years, the grantee, 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 17 State Victim Assistance Academy Technical Assistance Project Invitation to Apply

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The State Victim Assistance Academy (SVAA) Technical Assistance Project provides dedicated training and technical assistance (TTA) support to the network of SVAAs across the country working to ensure that service providers have the critical training they need to develop their professional skills and respond to the increasingly complex needs of crime victims. The grantee, the National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC) in partnership with ORI Consulting, has established the SVAA Resource Center to fulfill this role.