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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 Law Enforcement-Based Direct Victim Services and Technical Assistance Program Invitation to Apply

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Funding under this award will support the provision of technical assistance(e.g., through the use of webinars, publications, videos, in-service training modules, toolkits, best practice materials, and sample policies), for law enforcement agencies funded under the Law Enforcement-Based Direct Victim Services and Technical Assistance Program (LEV Program) to enhance trauma-informed, victim-centered services. The TA component is also intended to assist grantees with the development or enhancement of LEV Program protocols and guidelines.

OVC FY 2019 National Resource Center Invitation to Apply

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This solicitation will provide continuation funding for one resource center, the Center for Victim Research operated by the Justice Research and Statistics Association Both centers provide expert guidance and information to enhance the field's capacity to identify, reach, and serve all victims.

OVC FY 2019 VOCA Victim Compensation

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Under this formula grant program, OVC will award each eligible state victim compensation program an annual grant equal to 60 percent of the amount the program awarded in state-funded victim compensation payments during the fiscal year two years prior to the present fiscal year, other than amounts awarded for property damage. The primary purpose of these grants is to supplement state efforts to provide financial compensation to crime victims throughout the Nation for costs resulting from crime, and to encourage victim cooperation and participation in the criminal justice system.

OVC FY 2019 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Community Awareness Projects (2020)

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This project will be awarded as a 24-month cooperative agreement of $1,200,000 to an organization to provide financial and technical assistance to approximately 180 projects (approximately 90 each year) nationwide to conduct public education and awareness activities on crime victims' rights and services in their jurisdictions during the 2020 and 2021 National Crime Victims' Rights Weeks. The OVC Director will make all final decisions about which communities the intermediary will fund.

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

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OVC is seeking applications to support crime victims and to enhance community-driven responses to the current opioid crisis. The applicants will continue to develop and activate plans to support the applicant funded under the Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis: Serving Our Youngest Crime Victims aolicitation on a national scale, to equip and support the community-based programs as they develop new initiatives or enhance existing efforts.

OVC FY 2019 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program

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This program seeks to support to tribal communities to improve services for victims of crime. This program will support a comprehensive range of activities to address the needs of a wide variety of crime victims in tribal communities. Apply under the following Purpose Areas (PAs). PA 1 Establishment of a New Victim Service Program: Applicants that have no existing victim services program, including those that do not have programs & are going to coordinate with others to provide services to them.

OVC FY 2019 Improving Outcomes for Children and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Program Invitation to Apply

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OVC competitively awarded funds to RTI in FY 2018 to provide TTA to sites funded under the Improving Outcomes for Child and Youth Victims of Human Trafficking program. OVC would like to offer RTI the opportunity to non-competitively apply for continuation funding to provide this TTA, as well as expanding its TTA to additional Improving Outcomes program sites that OVC anticipates funding in FY 2019 and FY 2020.

OVC FY 2019 Direct Services to Support Victims of Human Trafficking

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This solicitation will provide funding for direct services to victims of sex trafficking and labor trafficking, as well as for efforts to increase the capacity of communities to respond to human trafficking through the development of interagency partnerships, professional training, and public awareness activities. Applicants may apply for one or more of the following purpose areas (PAs) and focus areas (FAs): PA 1: Comprehensive Services for Victims of All Forms of Human Trafficking which has 3 FAs (FA 1. Building Capacity to Provide Comprehensive Services, FA 2.

OVC FY 2019 Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program

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This program will develop or enhance crime victim specialist programs within law enforcement agencies to better support victims through the criminal justice process including by connecting them with community-based direct victim services programs to more quickly and more effectively serve them. Funding under this program will support an estimated 80 victim specialist grants to state, tribal, and/or local law enforcement agencies to hire victim services staff to develop new programs or enhance existing law enforcement-based victim specialist programs.

OVC FY 2019 Field-Generated Solutions for Tribal & Non-Tribal Communities to Improve Services for Victims of Crime

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The overarching goal of this program is to support victims of crime and to bridge gaps in services to victims. Applicants may apply for one or more of the following purpose areas (PAs): PA 1: Innovative Programs to Fill Gaps in Tribal Crime Victim Services, PA 2: Innovations in Telehealth, PA 3: Improving Responses to Victims of Burglary, PA 4: Improving the Ordering & Collecting of Restitution for Victims, and PA 5: Other Innovative Programs to Fill Gaps in Crime Victim Services.

OVC FY 2019 Enhancing Language and Other Access to Services Program: Training and Technical Assistance Invitation to Apply

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The purpose of the Enhancing Language and Other Access to Services Program: Training and Technical Assistance is to increase the capacity of the 20 over grantees funded under this program to develop and implement language access plans and provide direct services for victims of crime, including victims who are Deaf, hard-of hearing, limited English proficient (LEP), and blind and/or visually impaired.

OVC FY 2019 Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking Invitation to Apply

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The purpose of the Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force To Combat Human Trafficking (ECM) Program is to assist communities in developing effective and sustainable multidisciplinary task forces that will implement victim-centered and coordinated approaches to identifying victims of sex and labor trafficking, addressing the individualized needs of victims through services, and investigating and prosecuting sex and labor trafficking cases (and the purchasers of commercial sex) at the local, state, tribal, and federal levels.

OVC FY 2019 Discretionary Training and Technical Assistance Program for VOCA Victim Assistance Grantees

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The purpose of this solicitation is to provide training and technical assistance to VOCA Victim Assistance service providers and others who work with victims of crime. Activities funded through this program may include, but are not limited to: the establishment or enhancement of state victim assistance academies, statewide training initiatives, crime victim-related conferences, basic training for new programs, or scholarships to attend conferences and/or training.

OVC FY 2019 Using Telehealth to Improve Care, Access and Quality of Sexual Assault Forensic Exams

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OVC is seeking applications for funding to enhance the care for sexual assault victims, improve access and quality of forensic examinations, and expand access to the expertise of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) through telehealth technology for communities with limited access to trained SANEs. Apply under one of the following two purpose areas.

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 conducted a pre-application webinar on June 24, 2019, and a recording and transcript of this webinar are available 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 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 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. Successful applicants will 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 conducted a pre-application webinar on June 11, 2019, and a recording and transcript of this webinar are available at www.ovc.gov/grants/webinars.html. Apply by July 8, 2019.

OVC FY 2019 VOCA Victim Assistance

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Under this formula grant program, OVC will award each eligible state victim assistance program an annual grant to support eligible crime victim assistance programs in that state or territory. Funds under this program shall be used by states and territories to support eligible crime victim assistance programs that provide direct services to crime victims with the following exception: states and territories may retain up to 5 percent of their total grant for administrative and training purposes. Apply by 5:00 p.m. e.t. on July 8, 2019.

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 conducted a pre-application webinar on June 17, 2019, and a recording and transcript of this webinar are available at www.ovc.gov/grants/webinars.html. Apply by July 8, 2019.

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 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. View a change to page 6 at www.ovc.gov/grants/pdftxt/FY19-EASP-Solicitation-Updates-508.pdf.