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Funding Opportunity: 2020 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Community Awareness Projects

Apply for funding for projects to raise public awareness of victims' rights and services in communities during National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW), April 19–25, 2020.

The NCVRW Community Awareness Projects grants reimburse up to $5,000 in costs associated with conducting public awareness activities during NCVRW, including—

  • public events (including candlelight vigils, information/resource fairs, 5k walk/runs);
  • mass media advertising; and
  • production, publication, and distribution of printed materials.

NCVRW Community Awareness Projects grants are administered by the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators, under a cooperative agreement with the Office for Victims of Crime.

Public agencies, non-profits, faith-based organizations, and any organization advocating for the rights of crime victims are encouraged to apply.

Learn more and apply on the NCVRW Community Awareness Projects website. The site contains resources to assist prospective applications, including information about previously funded projects. Also view a recording of a pre-application webinar held on November 4, 2019 (registration required).

Apply by November 22, 2019.

(Updated November 7, 2019)

Date Published: October 31, 2019