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Funding Opportunity: FY 2019 Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program

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Apply for the FY 2019 Law Enforcement-Based Victim Specialist Program solicitation.

This program will develop or enhance crime victim specialist programs within law enforcement agencies to better support victims through the criminal justice process including by connecting them with community-based direct victim services programs to more quickly and more effectively serve them.

Funding under this program will support an estimated 80 victim specialist grants to state, Tribal, and/or local law enforcement agencies to hire victim services staff to develop new programs or enhance existing law enforcement-based victim specialist programs.

Eligible applicants for this opportunity are limited to public law enforcement agencies (including municipal, county, state, and Tribal agencies).

OVC conducted a pre-application webinar on June 6, 2019, to review requirements and answer questions. A recording and transcript of this webinar are now available on our Funding Webinar Series page.

Apply by July 26, 2019.

(Updated July 15, 2019)

Date Published: July 15, 2019