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National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Now Available: 2024 NCVRW Artwork

Community Awareness Projects

OVC annually makes funding available for local communities to organize, host, and publicize National Crime Victims' Rights Week events.

Community Awareness Projects grants are awarded through the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators and can provide financial assistance of up to a designated amount ($5,000 for the 2024 projects).

NCVRW Community Awareness Projects grants reimburse costs associated with conducting public awareness activities during NCVRW, including—

  • public events, such as candlelight vigils, resource fairs, and 5k walks or runs;
  • mass media advertising; and
  • the production, publication, and distribution of printed awareness materials.

The 2024 application period closed on November 17, 2023.

Sign up for the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week subscription list to receive an email notice when the 2025 Community Awareness Projects application process begins.

NCVRW Community Awareness Projects grants are administered by the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators under a cooperative agreement with OVC.

Date Modified: November 17, 2023
Date Created: May 18, 2020