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Funding Opportunity: FY 2019 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program

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Apply for the Funding Opportunity: FY 2019 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program. The Application Deadline has been extended until 11:59 p.m., eastern time, on Friday, August 16, 2019.

The overall goal of this program is to provide support to Tribal communities to improve services for victims of crime.

OVC is soliciting applications to support a comprehensive range of activities including—

  • needs assessment,
  • strategic planning,
  • program development and implementation,
  • program expansion, and
  • other activities needed to address the needs of a wide variety of crime victims in Tribal communities.

Apply under one of the following purpose areas:

Purpose Area 1: Establishment of a New Victim Service Program
Applicants that have no existing victim services program, including applicants that do not have programs and are going to coordinate with others to provide services to them.

Purpose Area 2: Coordination and Expansion of Existing Victim Service Program
The goal under this purpose area is for existing victim service programs to expand and enhance their services so that they can become more victim-centered, culturally competent, and provide more services, better services, serve more victims, and provide services to crime victims for whom there were no services available previously.

Please note: FY 2019 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) Purpose Area #6 and Purpose Area #7 applicants ARE eligible to apply under this solicitation. However, the applicant may not request duplicative activities and budget items.

View changes to pages 1, 3, 10, 12, 21, and 35 that OVC made after the initial release of the solicitation at https://ovc.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh226/files/media/document/fy19-vssa-solicitation-updates.pdf.

OVC conducted pre-application webinars on June 20 and June 27 to review the solicitation requirements and answer question with interested potential applicants.

OVC, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Tribal Justice, also conducted four additional webinars to review solicitation requirements in July 2019.

Recordings and transcripts of these six webinars are available on our Funding Webinar Series page.

Learn more and apply for the FY 2019 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Program. Apply by 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Friday, August 16, 2019.

(Updated August 9, 2019)

Date Published: August 9, 2019