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OVC FY 2022 Enhancing Access to Victim Services

Opportunity ID
O-OVC-2022-171328
Solicitation Status
Open
Fiscal Year
2022
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Competitive
Grants.gov Deadline
June 29, 2022, 11:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
July 6, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern
Description

This program is designed to improve and expand the availability of accessible victim-centered, trauma-informed services for crime victims who are disabled, Deaf, hard-of-hearing, limited English proficient, blind, and/or visually impaired.

OVC will use this solicitation to fund accessible direct services for these victims, provide dedicated training and technical assistance to assist victim-serving organizations with the development and implementation of accessibility plans, and identify innovative approaches to serving these victims for replication within the field.

Category 1: Direct Services
This category will fund awards to provide accessible victim-centered and trauma-informed services for victims of crime with accessibility needs.

Under Category 1, OVC anticipates making up to 10 awards of up to $400,000 each for up to a 24-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2022.

Category 2: Training and Technical Assistance (TTA)
The TTA provider selected will deliver an array of TTA resources and guidance that support the direct service grantees and the overall initiative.

Under Category 2, OVC anticipates making one award of up to $1 million for up to a 24-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2022.

Pre-Application Webinar
OVC will conduct one pre-application webinar on Wednesday, June 9, 2022, from 3:30–4:30 p.m., eastern time. Participation in the webinar is optional. OVC staff will review the solicitation requirements and conduct a question and answer session with interested potential applicants. Register for the webinar.

Date Created: May 6, 2022