OVC will award each eligible state and territory victim assistance program an annual grant to support eligible crime victim assistance programs in that state or territory. All states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands are eligible to receive an annual VOCA victim assistance formula grant.
Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements specified in VOCA, 34 U.S.C. § 20103(b) and should carefully review these requirements in the solicitation before applying.
FY 2023 Crime Victims Fund Compensation and Assistance Allocations
The FY 2023 VOCA Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation allocation charts are now online. Refer to these allocation charts when applying for the OVC FY 2023 VOCA Assistance and Compensation formula solicitations.
During a pre-application webinar on May 2, 2023, OVC staff reviewed solicitation requirements and conducted a question-and-answer session with interested potential applicants.