U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)
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Grants to USA and Territories qualified agencies for programs that benefit individuals harmed by criminal acts. Applicants are advised to apply a minimum of three days before the deadline date to ensure confirmation of receipt. Funding is intended to support enhanced access to crime victim services for victims who are age 60 and above, reside in tribal and rural areas, or who have fallen victim to violent crime.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), awards funding for a State Victim Liaison Project that will place at least one experienced crime victim liaison within selected VOCA State Administrating Agencies (SAAs) to help states enhance services to crime victims.
The liaison(s) will act as a bridge between the state and other state-based non-governmental organizations to identify gaps in victim services and improve and increase access to resources for crime victims. Liaisons should possess statewide networking connections for effective interaction with community leaders, allied professionals, and community stakeholders to achieve the objectives of this project.The applicant will choose one or more target areas for the crime victim liaison per application, or may apply for more than one liaison to focus on one or more of these three areas.
The goal of this initiative is to provide SAAs with an opportunity to have experienced crime victim liaison staff who can help improve services to victims of crime in one or more of the three identified areas.
GrantWatch ID#: 188162
The maximum number of awards OVC expects to make is 20 Awards.
Estimated maximum dollar amount for each award $500,000.
- Period of Performance start date 10/01/2020
- Period of Performance duration 36 Months
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Response Center: toll free at 800–851–3420; via TTY at 301–240–6310 (hearing impaired only); email to firstname.lastname@example.org; fax to 301–240–5830; or web chat at https://webcontact.ncjrs.gov/ncjchat/chat.jsp. The NCJRS Response Center operates from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., eastern time, Monday through Friday, and from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., eastern time, on the solicitation closing date.
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