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OVC FY 12 State Victim Assistance Academy (New)

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This grant opportunity offers up to six first-year awards of $35,000 for the development of State Victim Assistance Academies (SVAA) that will provide comprehensive, academically based, fundamental education and training for victim assistance providers, victim advocates, criminal justice personnel, and allied professionals who routinely work with victims of crime. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment from the state Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) victim assistance and compensation program offices to help develop the Academy. Those applying are urged to begin the application process well in advance of the February 14, 2012, deadline.


Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $105,000

Date Created: December 27, 2011