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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 17 NCVRW 2018 Community Awareness Projects Invitation to Apply

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2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Community Awareness Projects OVC sought applications from organizations to provide financial and technical assistance to approximately 70 communities nationwide to conduct public education and awareness activities on crime victims’ rights and services in their jurisdictions during the 2017 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW).

OVC FY 17 Field-Generated Innovations in Addressing Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation

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The Field-Generated Innovations in Addressing Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation Project solicitation seeks applications that are national in scope to develop or enhance promising practices, models, and programs that build the capacity of victim service and other ancillary providers in support of victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation. The ultimate aim is to enhance the provision of services and support to crime victims and ensure that victims are afforded the rights, services, and responses they are due.

OVC FY 17 Vision 21: Advancing the Use of Technology to Assist Victims of Crime

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Through this national-scope solicitation OVC will seek to support organizations which demonstrate innovative strategies to create, expand, or enhance use of technology initiatives on a national scale to improve response, services, and access for victims of crime. OVC seeks to address three areas, which may intersect depending on the applicant's proposed activities and project strategy. These are: 1) Coalition building and activities which utilize and plan for technology to promote a national safety net for victims of crime.

OVC FY 17 Action Partnerships for National Membership, Professional Affiliation, and Community Service Organizations: Post-Conviction Services to Victims of Crime

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Under the OVC FY 2017 Action Partnerships for National Membership, Professional Affiliation, and Community Service Organizations: Post-Conviction Services to Victims of Crime solicitation, applicants will be asked to address one or a combination of the following areas: Victim services throughout post-conviction involvement in criminal cases through appeal, parole, and psychiatric review hearings, etc. Unique issues in serving victims involved with cold cases (it is understood there may not be an actual conviction in these instances), capital cases, and/or wrongful conviction cases. Emerging

OVC FY 17 2018 National Training Conference for VOCA Assistance and Victim Compensation Administrators

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States have received federal financial assistance through the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) to support victim assistance and victim compensation programs since 1986. These programs currently administer approximately $584 million in grant funding. In December, 2014 President Obama raised the VOCA funding from $745 million to approximately $2,361 billion. This tripled the current funding level.

OVC FY 17 Victim Services Language Access Fellowship Program Invitation to Apply

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The overarching goal of the Victim Services Language Access Fellowship Program is to develop a strategic initiative to ensure that OVC's products, programs, and services are accessible to all, especially the Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and LEP communities. The Fellow will work closely with OVC and make recommendations on how the Office can both improve and integrate Language Access work.

OVC FY 17 2018 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Resource Guide

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The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) invites the National Center for Victims of Crime to submit an application for funding to develop the on-line 2018 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Resource Guide and the development of the a NCVRW Theme Narrative. This includes developing and submitting a written expository narrative which explains the message of the NCVRW theme as selected or provided by OVC.

OVC FY 17 Vision 21: Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth State Demonstration Project

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This solicitation seeks to address the enduring issue of child and youth victimization through state-level demonstration projects. Although many systems exist to respond to issues caused by child and youth victimization, these systems often fail to communicate and collaborate effectively to get to the root of the problem. The competitively awarded state-level demonstration sites will bring all of the relevant systems and professionals together to establish a coordinated approach.

OVC FY 17 National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime

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OVC seeks applicants to plan and conduct the 16th and 17th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime, which will take place in 2018 and 2020, respectively. Since 1988, OVC has sponsored 15 Indian Nations: Justice for Victims of Crime Conferences (Indian Nations Conferences) that have attracted thousands of participants involved in meeting the needs of victims of crime in Indian Country.

OVC FY 17 Vision 21: Building State Technology Capacity - Victim Compensation

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OVC expects to make an unspecified number of awards from $25,000 to $250,000, for an estimated total of $1,500,000 to Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Formula State Compensation Administrating Agencies only. This program is specifically for the improvement of data collection efforts to help increase the accuracy of administrative reporting through the OVC Performance Management Tool for VOCA Formula Victim Compensation programs that did not apply for similar funding for system upgrades through the OVC FY 2015 Vision 21: Building State Technology Capacity Competitive Solicitation.

OVC FY 17 Serving Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Seamless Approach from First Response to Healing

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The goal of this solicitation is to update and expand OVC's resources to support crime victims with disabilities, particularly the following two resources: Victims with Disabilities: Collaborative, Multidisciplinary First Response DVD and Trainers Guide (published in 2009 and revised in 2011) and Victims with Disabilities: The Forensic Interview DVD and Trainer's Guide (published 2007 and revised in 2011). Since these documents were first published, expansive work has been done on disabilities and the technology landscape of victimization has rapidly changed.

OVC FY 17 National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Victim Reunification Travel Program

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The Department of Justice has a cooperative agreement with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) to track children kidnapped by their non-custodial parent and taken across international borders and to assist the left-behind parents obtain lawful custody under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction. To assist in this effort, OVC provides funding to NCMEC to assist left-behind parents with inadequate resources in traveling abroad to participate in Hague hearings and/or accompany their children back to the United States.

OVC FY 17 Specialized Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance for Service Providers

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Housing and employment are two ongoing service needs of human trafficking victims and top priorities identified by trafficking survivors. Beyond resource constraints, there is often a lack of awareness among providers on current best practices for victim-centered housing and shelter options, tools for employment and workforce development and job retention, best practices working when working with youth and other specific populations, and the local and state resources that may be available in a given community.

OVC FY 17 Specialized Services for Victims of Human Trafficking

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The primary goal 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 (TVPA) of 2000, as amended. This solicitation will provide funding to victim service organizations with a demonstrated history of providing specialized services for victims of human trafficking.

BJA FY 2017 Enhanced Collaborative Model To Combat Human Trafficking

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

OVC FY 17 Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Competitive Solicitation

Date Posted / Fiscal Year
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The Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking Program is designed to support the development and enhancement of multidisciplinary human trafficking task forces that implement collaborative approaches to combat all forms of human trafficking, including sex and labor trafficking of both foreign nationals and U.S. citizens (of all genders and ages), within the United States.

OVC FY 17 Comprehensive Services for Victims of All Forms of Human Trafficking

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The primary goal of this FY16 program 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 17 Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking: A Jurisdiction-wide Approach

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The Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking: A Jurisdiction-wide Approach solicitation will seek applications from states to develop, enhance, and coordinate programs and activities geared toward improving outcomes for child and youth victims of sex and labor trafficking. The purpose of this grant is to identify a state's greatest challenges in addressing trafficking of children and youth, and to encourage the development of a state-wide strategy.

OVC FY 16 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.