The purpose of this grant program is to—
- better understand the service needs of persons harmed by a criminal justice system error or failure;
- develop best practices to identify these victims;
- determine whether services currently exist that can meet the needs of this victim population; and
- offer recommendations for appropriate service delivery, resources, partnerships, and tools.
OVC anticipates making up to three awards of up to $300,000 each for up to an 18-month period of performance, to begin on October 1, 2022.
OVC will conduct one pre-application webinar on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, from 1:00–2:00 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.