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OVC FY 17 Field-Generated Innovations in Addressing Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation

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Through this solicitation OVC seeks applicants to better protect older Americans by improving identification of elder abuse and enhancing response and outreach to victims in three innovation grant categories: Combating Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation Through Technology; Increasing Justice for Older Americans; and Focusing on Victims by Identifying and Remedying Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation. Innovation projects should focus on improving the capacity of the crime victims’ field to provide trauma-informed, culturally competent, comprehensive services to victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation. OVC expects to make at least six total awards (at least two in each category) totaling $3,250,000 under this solicitation. Apply by June 28, 2017.


Number of Awards: 8
Total Amount Awarded: $3,414,938

Date Created: May 30, 2017