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VOCA Assistance Formula Grant Program

FY 2023 VOCA Formula Solicitations - released!

April 6, 2023

Good Afternoon Administrators!

We are very excited to announce the release of the FY 2023 VOCA Victim Compensation and Victim Assistance Formula Solicitations! Thank you to State Victim Resource Division’s Joel Hall, Kerry Lupher, and Jalila Sebbata, and all of the other behind the scenes people like OVC’s Zoë French, Emily Bauernfeind, Lisa Ewing, and Albert Irion who helped publish, release and...

Spring 2023 Updates: VOCA Administrators’ Conference, Allocations, and Suitability Special Condition

March 23, 2023

Happy Spring, Everyone!

Greetings from Washington, D.C., where the State Victim Resource Division is eagerly awaiting the full bloom of the Cherry Blossom Trees and some warmer weather and sun.

We have some updates we want to share with everyone:

  1. VOCA Administrators’ Conference: We are very excited to see you in-person at the 2023 National Joint Training Conference for VOCA Victim...

Funding & Awards

OVC administers two Victims of Crime Act formula grant programs that support crime victim compensation and assistance—the cornerstone of support for victims throughout the Nation. 

Additionally, OVC is charged by Congress with administering set-aside funds from the Crime Victims Fund for a Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside program which provide support to Tribal communities to enhance services for victims of crime.

OVC also administers discretionary grants...

FY 2022 VOCA Assistance and Compensation Solicitations and Allocation Charts Released

April 29, 2022

Apply for the FY 2022 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Assistance and Compensation formula solicitations. Applications for both solicitations are due by Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Applicants should carefully review the eligibility information in these solicitations.

OVC FY 2022 VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant

OVC will award each eligible state and territory victim assistance program an annual grant to support eligible crime victim...

OVC FY 2022 VOCA Victim Assistance Formula Grant

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline
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. All states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands are eligible to receive an annual VOCA victim assistance formula grant. Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements specified in...

Housing Assistance Program for Victims of Human Trafficking

Geographical Areas Served
  • Marion County
Indicates all geographic areas to which services are provided, excluding states. See States Served.
States Served
Indicates all applicable states in which services are provided.
Funding First Awarded

The OVC Center for VOCA Administrators Introduction Video

September 2021

The OVC Center for VOCA Administrators (The OVC VOCA Center) provides peer-to-peer technical assistance to meet the needs of VOCA Administrators. The OVC VOCA Center will broaden victim services to historically underserved communities, provide grant and financial management training and technical assistance, offer learning opportunities designed specifically for VOCA Administrators, and foster expanded accessibility and sustainability of VOCA programs.

New Center Offers Support to VOCA Administrators

OVC Director Kristina Rose announces the launch of the OVC Center for VOCA Administrators to help build the capacity of VOCA Administrators to manage VOCA formula victim assistance and victim compensation funds.