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Underserved Populations

OVC FY 2022 VOCA Victim Compensation Fellow

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline

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.

OVC FY 2022 Bridging Inequities – Legal Services and Victims’ Rights Enforcement for Underserved Communities

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
OVC seeks applications for funding to increase access to legal assistance for victims of crime in underserved communities. This project will support a coordinating lead organization to competitively select approximately 20 legal fellows to be hosted by organizations across the Nation and located in underserved communities to provide civil legal services to victims of crime.

Enhanced Services for Victims of Human Trafficking Program

15POVC-21-GG-04230-HT
Geographical Areas Served
  • Central and Western Massachusetts
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
MA
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Open
Funding First Awarded
2021
$800,000

Understanding the Effects of the Pandemic for Domestic Violence Victims

November 2021

Hear from Federal Government representatives, researchers, and service providers about how COVID-19 has impacted the occurrence of domestic violence across the country as they cover—

  • an analysis of domestic violence calls,
  • the inequities experienced by underserved populations, and
  • the challenges service providers experienced and their innovative responses to help those in need.

OVC and the Office on Violence Against Women hosted this webinar on Friday, October 29, 2021.

OVC FY 2021 National Center for Culturally Responsive Victim Services

Closing Date
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.

OVC FY 2021 Expanding Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Services to Victims of Sexual Assault

Closing Date
OVC is seeking applications to establish or expand sexual assault examination programs, including sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) programs and sexual assault forensic examiner (SAFE) programs that focus on improving the provision of sexual assault care using a community-based approach, such as through a campus community, nonprofit, community-based, and/or tribe-affiliated victim services provider.

Piqpaqi

2020-V3-GX-0070
Open
Funding First Awarded
2020
$500,000

Trauma-Informed Transitional Housing and Supportive Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in Mississippi

2020-VT-BX-0067
Geographical Areas Served
  • 17 Southeastern Counties of Mississippi, including Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Stone, George, Covington, Forrest, Greene, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry, Smith, and Wayne
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
MS
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Open
Funding First Awarded
2020
$379,996

Transitional Housing for Victims of Human Trafficking

2020-VT-BX-0010
Geographical Areas Served
  • Nine Counties of the San Francisco Bay Area
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
CA
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Open
Funding First Awarded
2020
$500,000

Specialized Services to Support Victims of Human Trafficking

2019-VT-BX-0073
Geographical Areas Served
  • San Diego County
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
CA
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Open
Funding First Awarded
2019
$541,165