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Grants

How can grantees find support and resources?

Grantee Support and Resources

OVC aims to support all grantees in reporting performance measures data thoroughly and accurately. OVC provides grantees with resources, including performance measures questionnaires, solicitation maps to locate performance measures topic areas, and system user guides.

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Human Trafficking Grantee Performance Measures

Human Trafficking Grantee Performance Measures

OVC strives to uphold the intent of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 and its subsequent reauthorizations to ensure that all trafficking victims—regardless of immigration status, gender, or form of trafficking—receive justice and support in accessing the services they need.

Transforming Victim Services Discretionary Grantee Performance Measures

Transforming Victim Services Discretionary Grantee Performance Measures

Discretionary grants from OVC are used to fund national-scope projects and training and technical assistance to enhance the expertise of victim service providers. Such grants are awarded to states, local units of government, tribal communities, individuals, educational institutions, and private nonprofit organizations.

These funds implement promising practices, models, and programs, and are used to address gaps in training and technical assistance for the victim services field.

Data Analyses

Data Analyses

Victims of Crime Victim (VOCA) Assistance and Victim Compensation

The VOCA nationwide performance reports display funding information as well as key performance metrics for grantees across the country.

The VOCA Nationwide Data Analysis Reports contain a detailed analysis of grantee performance data as reported in the Performance Measurement Tool (PMT) system.

Prior to the implementation of reporting in the PMT, only basic Performance Summaries are available.

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 VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant

Closing Date
OVC will award each eligible state and territory victim assistance program an annual grant to support eligible crime victim assistance programs in that state or territory. Eligible crime victim assistance programs are those that are “operated by a public agency or nonprofit organization, or a combination of such agencies or organizations or of both such agencies and organizations, and provide services to victims of crime,” and that meet the other requirements set out in 34 U.S.C. § 20103(b)(1).

OVC FY 2021 VOCA Victim Compensation Formula Grant

Closing Date
OVC will award each eligible state victim compensation program an annual grant equal to 60 percent of the amount the program awarded in state-funded victim compensation payments during the fiscal year 2 years prior to the present fiscal year, other than amounts awarded for property damage. Applicants must be State victim compensation programs that are eligible to administer VOCA Victim Compensation grants.

OVC FY 2021 VOCA Victim Compensation Fellow

Closing Date
The individual awarded funding under this program will work collaboratively with OVC and the crime victim services field to improve support and resources for state victim compensation programs.

OVC FY 2021 Advancing Hospital-Based Victim Services

Closing Date
OVC is seeking applications for funding to improve linkages between the victim services field and hospitals and other medical facilities that increase support for victims of crime, improve outcomes, and reduce chances of future victimization.

OVC FY 2021 Law Enforcement Human Trafficking Fellowship Program

Closing Date
The Fellow will work to improve and expand the ability of law enforcement, prosecutors, and OJP-funded human trafficking task forces nationwide to conduct and implement victim-centered and trauma-informed investigations and prosecutions.

OVC FY 2021 Building State Technology Capacity

Closing Date
OVC is seeking applications from Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Formula Assistance and Compensation Program State Administering Agencies to implement statewide technology programs to enhance victims’ access to services, foster innovation and efficiency in the provision of services, improve the quality of services, and improve the accessibility and responsiveness of victim service organizations.