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OVC FY 2022 VOCA Victim Compensation Fellow

Closing Date
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The individual who is awarded funding under this program will work to—

  • identify barriers that prevent all victims of crime, including victims of color, from accessing and receiving compensation,
  • improve support and resources for state victim compensation programs, and
  • promote equity in access to and receipt of compensation funding.

Register for a pre-application webinar on Monday, June 6, 2022, from 1:00–2:00 p.m., eastern time.

OVC FY 2022 Responding to Transgender Victims of Crime

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
OVC seeks applications for funding to develop a toolkit for serving transgender victims of crime. The goal of this project is to update and expand upon the previously released 2014 OVC guide, Responding to Transgender Victims of Sexual Assault.

OVC FY 2022 Advancing Hospital-Based Victim Services

Closing Date
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Application JustGrants Deadline
The goal of this solicitation is to support evidence-based models, practices, and policies that improve partnerships between the victim services field and hospitals and other medical facilities to increase support for crime victims.

A Vision for Equity in Victim Services: What Do the Data Tell Us About the Work Ahead?

June 2021
OVC and Bureau of Justice Statistics Fellow Heather Warnken, J.D., LL.M. presents her work and vision to ensure equity in victim services. Ms. Warnken highlights statistics on racial disparities and violent victimization. She discusses the need to ensure that programming is in place to reach victims of color and how OVC-administered Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) assistance and compensation funds, a major funding source for victim services throughout the Nation, and other discretionary funds, can be used to expand access to justice across all communities.

OVC FY 2021 National Center for Culturally Responsive Victim Services

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The program provides for the development, operation, and management of OVC’s National Center for Culturally Responsive Victim Services. The Center will facilitate the delivery of national-scale, high quality training and technical assistance to increase access to victim services and victim compensation for victims of crime in areas that have been historically underserved, marginalized, and adversely affected by inequality, including communities of color.