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Funding Opportunity: OVC FY 2020 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula Program

Tribal applicants whose OVC FY 2020 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula Program pre-application was accepted have been notified via email to the applicant primary points of contact and authorized representatives. Applicants should refer to the FY 2020 TVSSA solicitation for instructions on how to submit their full application by 8:00 p.m. (eastern time) on June 15, 2020. Applicants can also join OVC's upcoming webinar on Thursday, May 21, 2020 (see below for details).

This solicitation complements and builds on OVC's prior Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside discretionary funding program created in federal Fiscal Year 2018 to improve services for victims of crime in Tribal communities.

Formula Allocations
Upon receipt of all pre-applications, OVC allocated approximately 68 percent of the total Tribal victim services set-aside funds available to provide a base amount of $400,000 to each Tribe. The remaining funds were distributed across eight population tiers and added to the base amount of each applicant. For more information, see page 7 of the solicitation. The allocations are listed below:

Detailed information on Tribes included in the formula and their respective tiers is available below:

OVC will host a webinar with information about submitting full applications on May 21, 2020, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. The webinar is only open to applicants whose pre-application was accepted. If you would like to register for the webinar, please contact us by email at [email protected].

OVC also conducted two optional pre-application webinars to review requirements and answer questions. View recordings and transcripts of both webinars.

Full Application Deadline: 8:00 p.m., eastern time, Monday, June 15, 2020

Special Notices:
All guidance and forms needed to submit applications for the OVC FY 2020 Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside Formula Program are available online.

OVC made changes to the solicitation on April 16, 2020, related to population certification, basic minimum requirements, Tribal authorizing resolutions, and the application guides.

These changes are outlined in a change sheet at the beginning of the updated solicitation.

(Updated May 15, 2020)

Date Published: April 1, 2020