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February 2021 Featured Resources

This featured news content includes information about Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, National Consumer Protection Week, and The Vicarious Trauma Toolkit.

OVC FY 2021 Training and Technical Assistance for Human Trafficking Service Providers

Closing Date

This program provides funding for training and technical assistance to service providers developing, strengthening, or expanding programs for victims of human trafficking. The purpose of this program is to—

  1. support OVC’s human trafficking service provider grantees and their partners in meeting award goals and objectives; and
  2. provide practitioner-driven, evidence-based training and technical assistance on delivering services to victim service providers.

OVC FY 2021 Enhancing Juvenile and Family Court Responses to Human Trafficking

Closing Date
The goals of this program are to develop or enhance programs to provide direct services and diversion programs for youth in contact with the juvenile and family court systems who are victims of sex and/or labor trafficking or at risk for human trafficking. Applicants are invited to apply under two purpose areas.

Human Trafficking Capacity Building Center Overview (Short)

December 2020

Learn how the Human Trafficking Capacity Building Center can help your organization or tribe start, sustain, or grow its anti-trafficking work. The Center offers coaching, mentoring, and a resource library on financial management, community partnerships, delivery of victim services, and more. All the Center’s services are free and available to every organization and tribe working to support victims of human trafficking.

Human Trafficking Capacity Building Center Overview (Short)

December 2020

Learn how the Human Trafficking Capacity Building Center can help your organization or tribe start, sustain, or grow its anti-trafficking work. The Center offers coaching, mentoring, and a resource library on financial management, community partnerships, delivery of victim services, and more. All the Center’s services are free and available to every organization and tribe working to support victims of human trafficking.

Funding Webinars

To assist potential applicants in developing strong proposals in response to our current funding opportunities, the Office for Victims of Crime hosts educational webinars for interested stakeholders to learn more about the program objectives and submission requirements. A question and answer session is held before the conclusion of every webinar.

November 2020 Featured Resources

National Native American Heritage Month

Every November, we commemorate National Native American Heritage Month. In his proclamation, President Trump states “This month, as we recommit to supporting Native American Tribes and people, we resolve to work side-by-side with their leaders to secure stronger, safer communities and preserve their sacred heritage for future generations.”

OVC Tribal Financial Management Center: Supporting American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

November 2020

This video provides information about the Office for Victims of Crime Tribal Financial Management Center and how it supports American Indian and Alaska Native communities with financial management and reporting requirements of Office for Victims of Crime grant awards, individualized financial training and technical assistance, and financial needs assessments. The Office for Victims of Crime Tribal Financial Management Center also provides a variety of learning aids including Financial Policies and Procedures Guide Sheets.